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Happy employees make productive employees. HR managers are now finding that compensation and benefits alone cannot keep employees happy; they also need nurturing through proper training and development. Join the BrightTALK talent management community to learn how to engage and retain your best talent by providing them with the tools and rewards they need to enhance their performance and reach their potential.
  • Principal Consultant, Alice King shares hints and tips for running engaging and dynamic type events. Drawing on her own considerable type knowledge and experience she’ll step through materials and approaches that will enable you to:

    •increase the impact of your type events
    •save time and create efficiency in the training room
    •accelerate learning
    •make core type concepts more accessible
    •allow teams to quickly identify patterns in their team type
  • Though it’s tempting to treat your candidate experience as a checklist of to-dos, your efforts may be sidelined by changes in technology and user behavior. For example, you may know that it’s important to offer job seekers a mobile-optimized job search experience. But do you know how changes to Google’s mobile search results can impact job seeker traffic to your site?

    Join us for a 45 minute webinar with D. Mark Hornung, Senior Vice President and brand strategist at Findly, as he discusses 5 recruiting techniques that you should be doing better. Mark will share insights on job seeker habits and technology updates that will impact the effectiveness of your efforts as well as tips for adapting to these changes to vastly improve your talent acquisition plans.
  • Even though most people know the benefits of a strong employee referral program, encouraging employees to actually submit qualified candidates can be challenging. Learn how Nitro - a digital document software solution used by over 50% of Fortune 500 companies - tackled this problem using software platforms RolePoint and Greenhouse.

    In this Hiring Hacks webinar, Jennifer Trendler, Head of Talent at Nitro, discusses how she and her team created a seamless (and fun!) process to drive a high volume of qualified referrals. Jennifer will give an inside look into the processes that Nitro put in place that resulted in a thriving employee referral channel.
  • Precipitous drops in oil processes and prices have resulted in declines in drilling and exploration, causing a round of layoffs to be announced by those hit hardest in the downturn. Earnings are down for companies that have made record profits in recent years, forcing them to decommission rigs and sharply cut investments in exploration and production.

    Challenges related to commodity price shifts coupled with the impending retirement of senior leaders and skilled workers is forcing smart organizations to consider how they weather the downturn while still investing in talent development. How can leaders prevent the creation of supply gaps that will hinder their ability to take advantage of longer term energy innovation and sector growth?

    Join us for our upcoming webinar, "Volatility in the Oil & Gas Industry: The Impact on Talent and Workforce" to learn about talent strategies to help you be successful in the short term while creating long term opportunity for your organization. We’ll discuss:

    + Talent strategies for balancing short term pressures with long term growth potential
    + Using career development and outplacement as workforce strategies
    + Strategies for Leadership to communicate how to succeed amidst the volatility and instability of commodity markets

    Our thought leaders have over 30 years of experience building and delivering innovative talent strategies, development programs and outplacement services across the globe. Join us to hear them share their insights and recommendations for your organization.
  • The days of post and pray are over. If you're still sending mass impersonal postings, skimming thousands of résumés and attending endless generic meet-ups, you're missing out on the talent that can truly change your company.

    Join Andre J. Boulais, Strategic Account Director at Jobvite, as he shares tips and tricks from 10 years of talent acquisition across three continents. Hear how these methods led to a 44% email acceptance rate in the competitive SaaS field. Whether you're just starting out or a seasoned veteran, you'll take away proven methods to find, engage and retain a top-tier talent pool.

    In this webinar, you’ll learn how to:

    - Find hidden talent pools outside of traditional methods.
    - Increase your email acceptance rate with passive candidates.
    - Build your personal (and company) brand to bring the best to you
  • Many leaders talk about the need for increased engagement and continuous feedback, but many of them are missing a key component of enabling this to happen: continuously clear and compelling employee goals. In this webcast, Stacia Sherman Garr, Vice President of HR & Talent Management Research at Bersin by Deloitte, will share some of her newest research on the role of goals in employee engagement and business outcomes. In addition, she will discuss some of the features of new goal technology systems and how those features can enable a fundamentally new approach to goal management.

    Attendees will learn:
    - Why goals are critical to employee engagement and organizational performance
    - Three principles and seven practices to improve employee goal management
    - How technology can evolve employee goal management
  • Join one of ADP's Divisional Vice Presidents for a live webinar about great sales opportunities on March 10 at 3PM EST.

    It will be an exciting discussion on Human Capital Management and how our cloud based SaaS solution has led to 5 years of double digit growth!

    Join and propel your sales career to the cutting edge.

    This webinar is for exclusive openings across the United States.
  • Blend in a corporate environment featuring Helen Hyde, Personnel Director, Waitrose

    In this 45 minute webinar you will see previously unseen footage from our November 2014 Keeping Women In launch event. This webinar specifically focusses on one of our guest speakers, Helen Hyde, Personnel Director of Waitrose.

    Our exclusive video footage shows Helen talking candidly about Waitrose, what they do well to Keep Women In and further initiatives they are currently working on.

    Following our exclusive video footage, Anna will host a 15 minute tutorial on ‘Introducing blend to a corporate environment’.

    This webinar is relevant to high achieving working mothers and employers alike. It is highly solutions orientated and full of simple, effective tips for businesses and leaders to support working mothers and ultimately Keep Women In.
  • The online recruiting experience has come a long way since online job boards were launched in the late 1990s. Innovations from consumer applications, including ecommerce and mobile-first apps, have improved the application process, making it easier, more intuitive, and “consumer-esque.”

    Join us for a 45 minute webinar with Vikram Subramaniam, EVP and General Manager at Findly, as he discusses how technological developments in ecommerce, mobile and other online innovations have influenced the recruiting process. With a wealth of experience developing key products for consumer companies like eBay and Netflix, Vikram will share why these features work and how you can implement them to improve your candidate experience.
  • Regardless of our intentions, values and beliefs, we often automatically jump to conclusions. In talent management, this can cause more damage than simply a prolonged hiring process.

    Without mitigating our automatic biases, they can easily make it more difficult for us to find, attract, engage and retain talent. This quick-hitting webinar will unpack the what, why and how of unconscious bias.
  • Join ManpowerGroup for a complimentary webinar designed to provide insight into what’s new and what’s next in employment law.

    It’s a new year and there’s no shortage of interesting things happening in the world of employment law. In this engaging and interactive webinar, Mark will provide updates on all the latest developments as well as his perspectives on what may be coming next. Along the way, he’ll share plenty of tips and tools to help you stay out of legal hot water.

    After this fast-paced hour, you'll walk away with:
    + The very latest updates on employment law
    + A peek into the future of employment law
    + Tips and tools for everything from hiring to firing
    + Practical solutions based on real-life examples

    Your host is Mark Toth, Chief Legal Officer of ManpowerGroup™ North America, a former partner in a major employment law firm, and widely known for his ability to present legal and HR issues in a uniquely entertaining style.

    For a sneak preview, check out Mark’s popular employment law blog, or "blawg" at manpowergroupblogs.us/employment_blawg/.
  • Thursday February 19th, 2015 11am PT/2pm ET
    Evaluating your interview questions, candidate experience, and more with The Resumator’s Recruiter Sara Niemi.
  • Chances are, your marketing team has perfected the use of email marketing to acquire new customers or stay in touch with existing ones. But did you know that the same tactics can help your recruiting team find new job seekers and keep existing candidates warm?

    Join us for a 45 minute webinar with Angela Zener, VP of Product Marketing at Findly, as she shares tips for optimizing your candidate email strategies, including automation, personalization and performance tracking. Extracting best practices from her product marketing and lead generation roles at top technology companies including SAP and LexisNexis, Angela will share strategies that marketers and recruiting professionals alike should integrate into their customer acquisition and retention plans.
  • Top 8 Blend Elements - Bringing Them To Life featuring Karen Blackett OBE, CEO MediaCom

    In this 45 minute webinar you will see previously unseen footage from our November 2014 Keeping Women In launch event. This webinar focusses on one of our guest speakers, Karen Blackett, OBE. Karen is the CEO of MediaCom and in 2014 she was the first businesswoman to top the Powerlist 100.

    Our exclusive video footage shows Karen talking candidly about her own work / life blend, lessons she has learnt along the way and steps she has taken to improve her unique blend.

    Following our exclusive video footage, Anna will host a 15 minute tutorial on ‘Our top 8 blend elements – bringing them to life’.

    This webinar is relevant to high achieving working mothers and employers alike. It is highly solutions orientated and full of simple, effective tips for businesses and leaders to support working mothers and ultimately Keep Women In.
  • Participate in Jobscience's panel conversation!

    When compensation -- or a consumer brand -- is not the main attraction of your offer, how does your organization find, engage, and hire top talent?

    Recruiting leaders from non-profit sectors of government and education discuss attracting talent for their social causes, cost effective strategies when budgets are limiting and the role of technology.

    Panelists include::
    Catherine Pajic, Global Recruiter, National Democratic Institute
    Ian McLellan, National Director of Recruitment and Selection, Educational Enterprises
    Ted Elliott, CEO, Jobscience
  • As organizations continue to battle for top talent, distinguishing your company from the competition has never been more crucial to attracting the best candidates. A strong employer brand enables companies to stand above the crowd, to source higher quality applicants, and ultimately, to drive business growth.

    The reality is that to be successful your employer brand and your talent acquisition strategy must be in lockstep. As such, organizations are increasingly looking to external experts, including RPO providers, to ensure this critical alignment of strategy and brand.

    Join us as we take a look at the current employer brand landscape, how a strong talent acquisition strategy impacts the brand, and the role providers are playing in the space.

    Speakers:
    Gary Bragar – HR Outsourcing Research Director, NelsonHall
    Mitzi Jordan – Global Practice Leader, Talent Acquisition Advisory, Futurestep
    Neil Griffiths – Global Practice Leader, Talent Communications & Employer Brand, Futurestep


    This is the fourth in Futurestep's six part webinar series on Talent Acquisition Strategy.
  • Join us for a discussion on how to engage employees and show them how their work contributes to top company objectives with Alex Zima, Director of Learning and Wellbeing at ShapeUp, and Paul Reeves, BetterWorks Co-Founder and Customer Success Lead. Alex will share how ShapeUp uses central, transparent goal-setting and progress tracking to hold people accountable for results, and in turn, increase employee engagement and further important wellness initiatives.
  • Introduction to blend:

    Last year Guidant Group and Anna Rasmussen launched a research project called Keeping Women In. We asked 250 high potential UK-based working mothers to tell us about their lives inside and outside of work and specifically what employers need to do to support them to reach their full career potential. The results of Anna’s research are based on the concept of achieving a sustainable work-life blend.

    In this 45 minute webinar you will see previously unseen footage from our November 2014 Keeping Women In launch event – which was attended by 100 high achieving working mothers and influential business leaders. Our video footage shows Anna talking through the background of the research and our key findings.

    Anna will then host a live 15 minute tutorial on ‘How to work out your own unique blend’.

    This webinar is relevant to high achieving working mothers and employers alike. It is highly solutions orientated and full of simple, effective tips for businesses and leaders to support working mothers and ultimately Keep Women In.
  • A few weeks back, we heard from US recruiting thought leaders had to say about trends you cannot ignore and tools recruiters cannot live without in 2015.

    It’s a brand new year -- the perfect time to evaluate your recruiting tool set. What worked in 2014, and what missed the mark? Our panel of dynamic UK recruitment executives will update you on the latest and greatest technology & services so you can continue to grow your talent pool, engage and nurture candidates, and surpass your growth goals in 2015.

    Panel representatives from: Guy Rubin, CEO, ebsta; Clair Bush, Marketing Director, Broadbean EMEA; Katrina Collier, Recruitment Specialist, Winning Impression; Kirsten Pope, UK Account Manager, Burning Glass; Mark Seemann, CEO, Synety; and Ted Elliott, CEO, Jobscience.
  • What will a ‘leader’ look like in 2050? The world is changing physically, technologically and demographically, and this will have a huge impact on HR and in particular leadership. John Hackston, Head of Research and Development at OPP, will describe these trends, the implications for future leaders, and how the MBTI can help.
  • With the immediacy and ubiquity of social media and the changing attitudes towards work, workers encounter non-stop enticement to consider new career opportunities. This makes the challenge of recruiting, communicating your employer brand, and decreasing employee attrition virtually non-stop. Research from McKinsey and other thought leaders now allows us to map the 5 critical phases in this job seeker journey from awareness (what job seekers learn and know) to engagement (what they decide to do).

    Join us for a 45 minute webinar with Mark Hornung, Senior Vice President and brand strategist at Findly, as he discusses these 5 steps to employee engagement and offers tips for responding to each. Mark will share insights on trigger events that occur with increasing frequency to the all-important ZMOT (Zero Moment of Truth) as well as Active Evaluation to Commitment.
  • Kick off the new year by improving your interview process! Join us for a hands-on webinar to get practical tips on how to speed up the interview process through video interviewing. Learn how companies like ZenPayroll, MeySen Academy, and others use Spark Hire and Greenhouse to interview at scale and hire faster than their competitors. Get tips and tricks to implement today, and learn about some technologies available to help you in the new year!
  • Join our live panel webinar discussion!

    It’s a brand new year -- the perfect time to evaluate your recruiting tool set. What worked in 2014, and what missed the mark? Our panel of dynamic recruiting executives will update you on the latest and greatest technology, so you can continue to grow your talent pool, engage and nurture candidates, and surpass your growth goals in 2015.

    Panel representatives from:
    - Terry Bustamante, Director @ Daxtra
    - Dan Hughes, Co-Founder @ RingLead
    - Betsy Rowbottom, Co-Founder @ The GoodJobs
    - Paul Mladineo, Co-Founder @ HRNX
    - Tracey Parsons, CEO @ CredHive
    - Ted Elliott, CEO @ Jobscience
  • Employers often rush to assemble and promote their employer brand. However, before using technology, AKA the “tools” for communicating your employer brand, first you need to develop your strategy, or the blueprints, for your company’s brand.

    Join us for an informative webinar featuring SVP Mark Hornung as he explains the top 5 do’s and don’ts that employers should consider when both developing and executing employer branding. Mark will touch on these topics and more:

    - What (or who) are the best resources for effectively communicating your employer brand?
    - What are the best research best research methods for understanding how employees really feel about your brand?
    - What is an Employer Value Proposition and how does it impact your relationship with your employees?
  • Whether you’re investing in a global initiative or just want to better understand global trends, this complimentary TAPFIN webinar will provide expert insights to help navigate you to success.

    We’ll share our latest Quarterly Market Report – an analysis of current trends, opportunities, global market indicators and considerations for tracking talent globally, with an emphasis on how these market conditions can impact hiring activity and business outcomes. The webinar will also provide insights into which market dynamics have the most impact on workforce activity and how best to measure that workforce activity within your organization.

    As organizations increasingly recognize their global workforce as means to improving business performance and efficiency, it is important to have visibility into what is happening both inside and outside of your organization with regard to workforce activity and performance. Subject Matter Experts Mikey McPhail, Director of Business Intelligence at ManpowerGroup Solutions and Dave McGonegal, VP, Strategic Client Solutions at ManpowerGroup Solutions, will join us for a discussion on driving competitive advantage through workforce analysis.

    By participating in this webinar, you will learn:
    + How workforce productivity and performance shifts globally.
    + How different views of your workforce data can yield new insights.
    + How you can compare your workforce to the market to identify opportunities and challenges.
  • Year-over-year, the number of organizations moving from one-off communication tools to a more collaborative approach are growing dramatically. A key driving force behind this shift is the increase in worker mobility. Research shows that within 3 years, 51% of organizations will be doing businesses primarily over mobile devices. Without the presence of a unified communication system, the increase in mobility may not translate into an increase in productivity.

    In this webinar, you will learn three ways to increase productivity with your unified communications platform.
  • Join Michael Burke, Director of Strategic Planning & Analysis at Vox Media, and Paul Reeves, the Customer Success lead and Co-Founder at BetterWorks, for a discussion around how to maintain agility as your organization scales rapidly. Michael will share why Vox Media implemented a goal-setting and management process, as well as how he ensures his team is getting the most out of the BetterWorks platform.
  • The Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (ACA) has added a new level of compliance for all employers. Learn about the numerous benefit plan requirements, new notices to employees and the increased oversight by Federal Agencies in Dawn's session.
  • What does it take to get the attention of scarce technical talent, people who are ignoring you? How do you become a person that they actually want to listen to? What’s the best approach?

    Today, there are so many tools that will help you find technical professionals that it’s easy. But, just because you can easily source and message them, doesn’t mean you should. In this webinar, you’ll discover what it takes to gain trust, build rapport, and be heard over the hundreds of other companies bombarding these candidates. You’ll learn tips for attracting their attention, engaging appropriately, and you’ll know the difference between good and bad practices.
  • Most employers recognize that today's candidates have high standards and even higher expectations. However, some employers fail to realize that offering candidates a bad recruiting experience impacts more than just application rates and a company's ability to hire. Poor candidate experience can tarnish their company's reputation and hurt their bottom line.

    Join us for a 45 minute webinar with Elaine Orler, chairman and co-founder of Talent Board, founding organization of the Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards. Sharing results from the 4th Annual CandE Awards, Elaine will explore how technology impacts the job candidate experience and share how employers can incorporate technology into their recruiting strategy. Elaine will also discuss which recruiting and CRM practices helped the CandE Winners deliver a positive experience as well as offer tips to improve recruiting strategies to engage today's top talent.
  • For MBTI Step I practitioners. The MBTI Step I assessment provides an excellent foundation for both individual and team Development Journeys. However, MBTI is sometimes criticised for being too general and broad brush, when in fact the MBTI framework has a great deal more to offer. Step II uncovers the unique individual behind each whole type, explaining differences between two people with the same four-letter type, and identifying overlaps between individuals with different overall preferences.

    MBTI experts, Penny Moyle and Gil Parsons, will showcase the latest developments in MBTI Step II, showing how it can be used to build on the MBTI Step I foundation with both individuals and teams. Using case studies, they’ll guide you through Step II facets, ‘Out Of Preference’ scores, and how Step II takes personal development and coaching to another level.
  • "If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else" Yogi Berra.

    Bing Gordon, who was a long time executive at Electronic Arts and currently serves on the board of directors for Amazon, Zazzle and Zynga will share his experience with examples on setting goals, shaping cultures and as Yogi would say ending up at the right place. From MBOs to OKRs, in this 60 mins webinar, you'll learn the right framework for your company and tips for getting your team to buy in on goals. Kris will also share a quick demo of the BetterWorks goals platform and how Goal Science™ thinking can help you get 1% better every day.
  • The UK has trailed many of its European & Scandinavian counterparts when it comes to shared parental leave, but no longer. Expectant Parents with babies born or adopted on or after April 5th 2015 now have a choice in how they share their parental leave. This discussion will look at the take up over the first few months and examine the UK’s appetite for this forward-thinking approach. We will share case studies, look at best practice and offer some insights into the key lessons from the past few months.
  • For MBTI Step II practitioners. We have recently created some new approaches to MBTI Step II interventions, making it easier to deliver high impact and memorable team development as well as individual coaching. Our new MBTI Step II Qualifying Programme features a host of new resources, exercises and tips, which are also available to existing MBTI Step II practitioners free of charge, alongside several new products designed to facilitate MBTI Step II work. With the help of case study examples, MBTI experts Penny Moyle and Gil Parsons use their extensive knowledge of the MBTI framework and passion for Step II to explain how Step II practitioners can get the most from these latest innovations.
  • Changes to retirement age, healthier lifestyles and advances in medicine means we are all living and working for longer. Many employees welcome the opportunity to work and contribute beyond the traditional age of retirement however this does present some challenges to employers. Health policies, flexible working & evolving job roles are all aspects of HR that must be taken into consideration when preparing for the long term future of your employees.