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Make-or-Break:4 Pivotal ChallengesThat Talent Acquisition LeadersMust Address NowRon MesterPresident & CEO, ERE Media, Inc...
From Precipice ToMasters of the Universe• Here’s why• Here’s the catch – 4 pivotal challenges
Here’s Why: Reason #1Worker-Company RelationshipLong term Short termDependent IndependentCAREERS GIGSshorter tenure =more ...
Here’s Why: Reason #2Robots aren’tvery good peoplewhisperers
Here’s Why: Reason #3Nature of WorkContinuous/ Discontinuous/Predictable UnpredictableJOBS PROJECTSHiring Managers Company...
You’re on your way to becomingMasters of the Universe!
We interrupt this presentation for aPublic Service Announcement
Masters of this Conference• Great sessions• Knowledgeable speakers• Senior-level peers around you• ERE team• Market-savvy ...
You’re on your way to becomingMasters of the Universe!
Here’s The CatchYou need to address4 pivotal challenges
Pivotal Challenge #1: VolatilityTalent Demand Madness• Projects vs jobs• Shorter/less predictable business cycles• Faster ...
Pivotal Challenge #2:Transparency
Pivotal Challenge #2:Transparency
Pivotal Challenge #3:Consumerism• “Nowism” (everything in real-time)• Customization/personalization• Info-based shopping• ...
Pivotal Challenge #4: Total TalentEmployee Talent• “Traditional”• Other locations• Other industries• Passive AND ActiveOth...
Quick Review: 4 Pivotal Challenges1. Volatility2. Transparency3. Consumerism4. Total TalentHow do you address these challe...
It’s time to rethink / transform theTalent Acquisition department
Pivotal Challenge #1: Volatility• Exploit “big data” to become better predictors• Fill a talent pool instead of reacting t...
Pivotal Challenge #3: Consumerism• Adopt consumer marketing best practices• Measure candidate satisfaction relative toothe...
To Help You Re-Imagine Your Recruiting DepartmentOr NotSeek and Embrace Innovation
Warning . . .Commercial Coming
Our job is to help you
Seek andEmbraceInnovation
One last thing
The Eight Levels of Giving8. Giving begrudgingly7. Giving cheerfully, but too little6. Giving after being asked5. Giving b...
Make-or-Break: 4 Pivotal Challenges That Talent Acquisition Leaders Must Address Now (Ron Mester)
Make-or-Break: 4 Pivotal Challenges That Talent Acquisition Leaders Must Address Now (Ron Mester)
Make-or-Break: 4 Pivotal Challenges That Talent Acquisition Leaders Must Address Now (Ron Mester)
Make-or-Break: 4 Pivotal Challenges That Talent Acquisition Leaders Must Address Now (Ron Mester)
Make-or-Break: 4 Pivotal Challenges That Talent Acquisition Leaders Must Address Now (Ron Mester)
Make-or-Break: 4 Pivotal Challenges That Talent Acquisition Leaders Must Address Now (Ron Mester)
Make-or-Break: 4 Pivotal Challenges That Talent Acquisition Leaders Must Address Now (Ron Mester)
Make-or-Break: 4 Pivotal Challenges That Talent Acquisition Leaders Must Address Now (Ron Mester)
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Make-or-Break: 4 Pivotal Challenges That Talent Acquisition Leaders Must Address Now (Ron Mester)

  1. 1. Make-or-Break:4 Pivotal ChallengesThat Talent Acquisition LeadersMust Address NowRon MesterPresident & CEO, ERE Media, Inc.APRIL 16, 2013
  2. 2. From Precipice ToMasters of the Universe• Here’s why• Here’s the catch – 4 pivotal challenges
  3. 3. Here’s Why: Reason #1Worker-Company RelationshipLong term Short termDependent IndependentCAREERS GIGSshorter tenure =more recruiting to be done!
  4. 4. Here’s Why: Reason #2Robots aren’tvery good peoplewhisperers
  5. 5. Here’s Why: Reason #3Nature of WorkContinuous/ Discontinuous/Predictable UnpredictableJOBS PROJECTSHiring Managers CompanyBigger role for recruiting
  6. 6. You’re on your way to becomingMasters of the Universe!
  7. 7. We interrupt this presentation for aPublic Service Announcement
  8. 8. Masters of this Conference• Great sessions• Knowledgeable speakers• Senior-level peers around you• ERE team• Market-savvy sponsorsPublic ServiceAnnouncement5 Great Ideas 5 Great People
  9. 9. You’re on your way to becomingMasters of the Universe!
  10. 10. Here’s The CatchYou need to address4 pivotal challenges
  11. 11. Pivotal Challenge #1: VolatilityTalent Demand Madness• Projects vs jobs• Shorter/less predictable business cycles• Faster launches and shutdowns• Smaller windows of opportunity• Etc.
  12. 12. Pivotal Challenge #2:Transparency
  13. 13. Pivotal Challenge #2:Transparency
  14. 14. Pivotal Challenge #3:Consumerism• “Nowism” (everything in real-time)• Customization/personalization• Info-based shopping• Social network recommendations• Mobile access• And more
  15. 15. Pivotal Challenge #4: Total TalentEmployee Talent• “Traditional”• Other locations• Other industries• Passive AND ActiveOther Talent Sources• Contingent labor• Outsourced services• Professional services• Automation/RobotsTotal Talent
  16. 16. Quick Review: 4 Pivotal Challenges1. Volatility2. Transparency3. Consumerism4. Total TalentHow do you address these challenges and becomeMasters of the Universe?
  17. 17. It’s time to rethink / transform theTalent Acquisition department
  18. 18. Pivotal Challenge #1: Volatility• Exploit “big data” to become better predictors• Fill a talent pool instead of reacting to req’s• Change your mix of talent sourcesPivotal Challenge #2: Transparency• Turn the lights on (the house is glass anyway)• Help tidy upRe-imagine vs. Re-engineerNew priorities, new approaches, new metrics
  19. 19. Pivotal Challenge #3: Consumerism• Adopt consumer marketing best practices• Measure candidate satisfaction relative toother consumer experiencesPivotal Challenge #4: Total Talent• Take back contingent workforcemanagement from procurement (or whoever has it)• Help “hiring managers” become “talent managers”Re-imagine vs. Re-engineernew priorities, new approaches, new metrics
  20. 20. To Help You Re-Imagine Your Recruiting DepartmentOr NotSeek and Embrace Innovation
  21. 21. Warning . . .Commercial Coming
  22. 22. Our job is to help you
  23. 23. Seek andEmbraceInnovation
  24. 24. One last thing
  25. 25. The Eight Levels of Giving8. Giving begrudgingly7. Giving cheerfully, but too little6. Giving after being asked5. Giving before being asked4. Giving to an anonymous recipient3. Giving from an anonymous donor2. Both donor and recipient are anonymous1. Giving that enables self reliance through aloan, gift or help in finding employment

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