Talent Acquisition and People Flows

This discipline covers the concepts, strategies and practices an organization uses in strategic talent planning and attracting the best talent to meet its short and long term business needs. It highlights the key considerations in developing, implementing and evaluating the effectiveness of a talent acquisition framework. The recruitment process including building the right attraction strategy, job specification, best practices and techniques of sourcing potential candidates, outsourcing and flexible staffing options are also covered within this discipline. Talent Acquisition and People Flows provides insights into selection processes including competency based, psychometric and other tools of assessment for recruitment. In addition, this discipline provides guidance and best practices on employment contracts, on-boarding, induction, transfer and relocations.

Articles

Interview with Saurabh Singh, National Head, Pearson TalentLens

By Saurabh Singh

6/02/2014

 

Q.1 What will be the key growth factors in the online assessment segment in India?...

Virtual Induction a Growing Trend

By Adriana Scott

25/10/2013

It’s day 1 of the new-employee orientation. All the new hires and the HR representative hosting the event are scheduled to meet in the company’s lobby at 10 a.m. But for this “virtual orientation,” a growing trend in...

The Untapped Potential of Referral Hiring

 

By Vinoo Chacko

9/8/2013

Human resource practitioners constantly grapple with the pressure of attracting, screening and selecting the ‘perfect’ employee. Now throw into the mix, the push for shorter placement timelines, lower...

Research Papers

  Debolina Dutta | 10/7/2014

ABSTRACT
Talent Acquisition function tends to make assumptions about quality of candidates...

7/12/2009

Scope—This article provides an overview of five critical workforce strategies that must be linked with an organization’s strategic objectives to achieve success. It directs readers to more in-depth resources on the five strategies and on many secondary matters.

Overview
Identifying...

Case Studies

By Marc C. Marchese, Ph.D. This exercise introduces undergraduate students to the concept of employee selection, its benefits to organizations using this hiring approach and its complexities. At the end of this exercise, students will learn the steps required to design, implement and assess an employee selection process for a job position. This...
By Marcia R. Gibson, Ed.D. In this series of four case scenarios on recruitment and retention, undergraduate students are presented with business-based scenarios and are asked to consider the staffing requirements for a new project. Students will learn to determine recruitment needs; identify recruitment policies and guidelines; determine a...
By Fiona Robson, Ph.D. This case, based on a fictional U.K.-based organization, gives learners the opportunity to think about key decisions involved in international assignments and to transfer their knowledge of domestic HR issues to an international context. Students will learn about the main elements and issues related to international...

Tools & Templates

New Hire: Welcome Announcement #2

Dear Colleagues:

I am pleased to announce that [First and Last Name] has accepted the position of [Title] in [Department], effective [Hire Date]. This position reports to [Name].

[First Name] will be responsible for [High Level Overview of Major Responsibilities].

[First Name] graduated from [University Name] in [City/...

Repatriation: Attitude Survey

Repatriation: Attitude Survey

This is a survey to be given to employees who have repatriated from an international assignment. The intent is to find out what the repatriate’s experience has been since his or her move back to his or her home country and use this information to create better repatriation programs...

Workforce Planning: Position Justification Form (Budgetary)
 

The following information will be used to request additional headcount for your department.  This form is to be used for full-time, part-time, temps anticipated for longer than two weeks and...

Blogs

SHRM INDIA
7 Steps to Boost Your Leadership Self-Confidence Q: What advice do you have for a leader whose bosses say needs to exhibit more self-confidence while still being collaborative and authentic? A: Thank you for this great question.I rarely encounter this issue in my work with CEOs and potential CEOs because people at the top of huge organizations...

Featured Books & Publications

7/12/2009 This article provides an overview of five critical workforce strategies that must be linked with an organization’s strategic objectives to achieve success. It directs readers to more in-depth resources on the five strategies and on many secondary matters. Overview dentifying and implementing workforce strategies in a challenging global...
By Jean M. Phillips and Stanley M. Gully 2009, 68 pages, Paperback ISBN: 978-1-586-44159-3 SHRMStore Item #61.14507 Order from the SHRMStore or call (800) 444-5006 Despite the fact that internal job candidate assessment is a critical staffing function, many companies conduct internal staffing poorly. Because employees are "known" by...
1/9/2010 Scope—This research article will help the reader understand lawful and unlawful interview and application questions by providing a general framework around which an interview format may be structured. In turn, this information may be used to ensure that the company’s employment application form asks for information from...