Global Talent Acquisition Day, celebrated on the first Wednesday of September each year, is a day dedicated to recognizing and appreciating the essential role that talent acquisition plays in organizations worldwide. 

This day was established by the Association of Talent Acquisition Professionals and KRT Marketing to shed light on the efforts of talent acquisition professionals who tirelessly seek out and engage top talent for their organizations. 

The number of employers using generative artificial intelligence (AI) is skyrocketing: Nearly one in four organizations reported using automation or AI to support HR-related activities, including recruitment and hiring, according to a

The way we hire employees has evolved drastically over the last decade. Instead of relying on resumes and personal preferences to assess a candidate's qualifications, more employers are embracing data-driven hiring for better, more informed decisions.

Artificial intelligence (AI) has worked its way into many facets of our lives, and talent acquisition/management is no exception.

As of 2022, four of every five employers use AI-enabled and automated tools in their key employment activities, including recruitment and hiring. Nearly 40% use AI-enabled tools for performance management, according to a SHRM study.

Applicant drop-off rate is an underused HR metric, but recruiting teams must be able to measure it and improve it in order to create a stellar candidate experience. There are many reasons why an applicant might begin an application on your career website, but not complete it.

Here, we’ll explain why this metric is so important and offer some tips that can be easily implemented to optimize your online application process and improve your drop-off rate.

Creating a workplace that is inclusive of all genders is essential for the success of a business. By fostering a culture that values all genders, companies are able to access a wider range of talent, create a more positive environment for all employees, and improve the overall health of their business.

Gender inclusivity in the workplace helps to reduce discrimination, build respect, and encourage employees to express their true identities. Plus, it can increase productivity, foster innovation, and create a sense of belonging for all employees.

The COVID-19 pandemic reminded us all of the importance of healthcare workers while leading to the wider use of telehealth and other innovations. But the pandemic also increased stress, burnout, and turnover for millions of healthcare workers, exacerbating pre-pandemic shortages in many areas. Healthcare recruiters face the tall task of finding talent and keeping them in a tight labor market.

As competition for top talent heats up among employers, organizations must stand out to the applicants they want to attract. One way to do this is to ensure an excellent candidate experience. Successful techniques like Lean thinking can help human resources and other team members find ways to improve the talent acquisition process and ensure a positive candidate experience.

Recruiters and talent acquisition leaders are focused on diversity and inclusion more today than ever before. Measuring DEI initiatives has become increasingly important for public companies.

Academic medical centers are specialized institutions that combine medical education, research, and clinical care to advance patient care, medical knowledge, and the practice of medicine. These centers include teaching hospitals, research laboratories, and affiliations with medical schools.

The past few years have brought changes in how academic medical centers hire and what technology they’re using to screen and process new hires. Explore three key challenges they face in their recruitment and hiring processes.