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Netflix on Strategic Talent Management

By Yves Lermusi
I was reading an article about Patty McCord's book -- Patty is the ex Chief Talent Officer at Netflix, who co-wrote the famous slide deck on Netflix culture. What was the most stunning to me is how she answered the objection I hear often when I speak about quality of hire:
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The future of interviewing

By Yves Lermusi

I was made aware recently of the Avatar Zara that was showcased at Davos.

Will this immersive bubble become the future super interviewer?

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Chatbot Recruiters

By Yves Lermusi

Recently, the conversation of a head of technology for a large staffing firm went into the topic of Chatbots and their usage for recruiting.  According to him, the Chatbot they use for engaging and screening candidates from their website is better than a human.

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GDPR, Facebook, CA, and Talent Acquisition

By Yves Lermusi

The new GDPR Benchmark report brings some interesting points to the surface. The fastest growing concern for executives today is the "enhanced individual rights" and the "restriction on profiling."

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3 innovative practices covered at ERE during the ATAP session

By Yves Lermusi

ATAP is a new Association of Talent Acquisition Professionals (Checkster supports ATAP) and they presented at ERE a session where they covered innovative practices in TA that they collected during a survey:

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Are you in a Talent-First organization?

By Yves Lermusi

The latest article from McKinsey describes what they call an “agenda for the talent-first CEO”.

What we think is innovative is their approach and their recommendation to lead with a group of 3 C levels, or a G-3.

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Beyond Biases in new hires selection?

By Yves Lermusi

Recently I asked leaders of large F500 organizations debating how to improve their diversity programs: "What were their practical and actionable recommendations to counter biases?

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The ATS marketplace: Should I change ATS?

By Yves Lermusi

I just read a study looking at the ATS marketplace, the relative market share, and growth rate. In short, Taleo, with an eroding leadership, is still #1. There are more ATS suppliers than ever -- the study below monitored a grand total of 109!

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Hedge fund investor teaching HR?

By Yves Lermusi

Few businesses have a more direct feedback loop regarding your decisions than the investment business. If you invest in a company or currency and buy accordingly, you can then see the exact return. So if you see an organization that has been able to be the best at it, do you wonder how are they making their decisions? 

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Beyond “Culture Fit” in new hire screening

By Yves Lermusi
It is well known that a predictor of a candidate's future performance is the cultural fit with the new organization. 
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