How Rich is Your API?

  No technology vendor can pretend to have all of the functionality you need, across all the sub-processes that are required in order to efficiently manage an organisation. Some firms claim to have mastered this, but no company has actually pulled it off.   Among other reasons, this is why it is critical to invest […]

The Big Bang Theory

  I have recently had several conversations with customers about the roll-out strategy of their renewed talent management processes; some of them were moving from an old fashioned paper process to a new digital process, whilst others were just replacing old systems with new ones. Systems involving Employee Self Service are a specific field of […]

Lumesse Positioned as a Visionary in Gartner’s 2014 Magic Quadrant for Talent Management Suites

London (UK), 23 June 2014 – Lumesse, a global leader in talent acquisition and talent management solutions, today announced it has been recognised as a ‘Visionary’ in the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Talent Management Suites*. This Magic Quadrant assesses the market for talent management suites, which help enterprises manage the key processes of plan […]

The top 10 talent management trends for 2014

Too often in business we only look back – what happened last month, quarter or year? Progressive companies, though, look forward, predicting what will be and proactively planning for it. As we look forward, here are our views of the emerging trends that will impact HR over the next 12 months, and those already started […]

Your Employer Brand Owns The Candidate Experience

  By now we’ve all seen the October 2013 Gallup report on employee engagement, The State of the American Workplace. Words that come to mind when I re-read the report:  bummer, disheartening, bad news.  But I also wonder: what exactly did we expect? Look around you, managers, and you’ll see disengaged employees with the Zombie […]

Recruiting Passive Candidates with Social Media

  Just to recap: Passive candidates are magical unicorns. They will instantly improve your business, upgrade your company culture, and double your chances of winning the lottery. Recruiting passive candidates will solve all of your problems! Sadly, this is extremely difficult to do because passive candidates live in a land without help wanted ads, job […]

To Reach Passive Candidates, Try Jobcast’s Facebook Recruitment App

Liz Ryan, writing for The Management Blog at Bloomberg Businessweek in May 2013, called the search for passive job candidates “the latest corporate mania.” What exactly is a passive candidate? Essentially, it’s any person who is currently employed, not actively looking for a new job, but willing to consider an employment offer if one comes […]

10 Questions to Ask When Recruiting New Employees Online

In order to find top talent to fill the most important roles at your startup company, you’ll most likely want to advertise that you’re hiring those positions online. But finding, recruiting and hiring rockstar employees isn’t as simple as slapping a quick job description on a random job board online and hoping a needle will […]

Why Hiring Exclusively for Experience Doesn’t Make Sense

Five-to-seven years of Python experience; 10-plus years of .net; minimum three years of Ruby. In the software development world, nearly every job post seems to include thresholds such as these — prerequisites intended to narrow and create a stronger applicant pool. You see it in virtually every other industry too: 10 years sales experience, five […]

Fully Branded Facebook Career Pages

  Many of our clients have expressed how important it is for their branding to show consistent design and messaging on all of their social platforms. We couldn’t agree more! To help build your brand presence, we’ve added some great new features that give you complete control over customizing your Facebook Career Page. When you […]