The following is my presentation deck from the opening keynote at Recruiting Trends Conference 2013.
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The following post is a guest blog post from a friend and former colleague – Sue Dickinson. In the post below, she shares her journey as a UK ex-pat transitioning to the US, and what she learned along the way.
“HEADQUARTERED IN WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA.” These words flashed in front of my eyes, in letters the size of the Hollywood sign. I knew as soon as I saw the job description for the role of HR Advisor with Ticketmaster UK, that not only did I need to get this job, I also had to find a way to make my lifelong dream of living in the United States of America come true.
After a nerve-wracking interview I accomplished part one of my plan, I got the job. Over the next four years I worked hard to build a successful Human Resources team at Ticketmaster’s Contact Center in Manchester, England. I raised my profile internationally by volunteering for global projects, gained credibility, built relationships with key leaders, and four years later was given the opportunity I dreamed about – a new role as Senior Manager of Human Resources with the corporate HR team in Los Angeles. I couldn’t have been more excited, and was ready to pack up and leave rainy Manchester for sunny California to start this new chapter in my life. Continue Reading…
There has been a lot of buzz in the recruiting space this year about candidate experience. This is a good thing. Every interaction an employer has with a prospect, good or bad, can send ripples into the marketplace and shape perceptions about that organization.
In many companies, candidate experience is a low priority on their talent strategy list. These organizations are missing the mark – earning reputations as employers who are lazy at best, arrogant and disrespectful at worse. Continue Reading…