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Sept. 17, 2014 — Bersin by Deloitte today announced new research that shows
organizations with innovative talent acquisition strategies – including a savvy
marketing approach – realize significant recruitment and business performance
gains. Summarized in a complimentary WhatWorks® market brief, the findings and
related maturity model appear in Bersin by Deloitte’s new industry study,
High-Impact Talent Acquisition: Key Findings and Maturity Model.
now being asked to think and act more like marketers, the new research shows.
Social media and mobile technologies have changed the way the talent
acquisition function develops candidate pools and sources talent. As competition
for top talent intensifies globally, organizations increasingly seek new social
and mobile strategies and technologies that can also deliver a compelling
candidate experience, according to additional new research from Bersin by
Deloitte, Talent Acquisition Systems 2014: The Definitive Guide to Hiring Management Software.
talent acquisition study also shows that organizations with mature talent
acquisition strategies on average are 30 percent better than peers on business
outcomes, including the ability to meet or exceed customer expectations, create
new products and services faster than competitors, and meet or exceed financial
“The race to find
high-quality job candidates grows increasingly intense in today’s highly competitive
global talent market,” said Robin Erickson, Ph.D., vice president, Talent
Acquisition Research, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP. “Our
research shows that talent acquisition leaders need to embrace technology like
never before, adopt modern approaches to sourcing, and achieve metrics that are
often hard to measure – such as hiring manager satisfaction and ‘quality of
hire’ – all while maintaining strong
partnerships across the organization and staying aligned with business
talent acquisition research, involving nearly 300 U.S. organizations, yielded
additional important insights for business leaders. The research shows that:
The increased use
of social media to source candidates, the use of social profiles and references
in the application process, and of video and audio in candidate applications
and interviews are among the new applications of technology highlighted in
Talent Acquisition Systems 2014: The Definitive Guide to Hiring Management
Software. Also summarized in a
complimentary WhatWorks brief, the research shows that increasingly,
transactional operations such as approving a requisition, applying for a
position, application status tracking, and hiring a candidate are available
“The challenge in
digital engagement for talent acquisition leaders is creating a consistent,
compelling and contextual way of personalizing and delivering an excellent
candidate experience,” said Katherine Jones, Ph.D., vice president, HCM
Technology Research for Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP. “Today’s
software increasingly is designed to enhance the candidate’s experience as well
as make it easier for the recruiter and hiring managers to create and approve
job requisitions, and track and compare applicants.”
Register to join
Robin Erickson for her online webinar, “High-Impact Talent Acquisition Revealed: Key Findings & Maturity Model,” at 11:00 a.m. ET/16:00 BST on
Jones for her online webinar, “Hiring for Keeps: What You Need to Know about Today’s Hiring Management Applications,” at 2:00 p.m. ET/19:00 BST on Oct. 16.
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