Talon RPO Blog

4 Interesting Sourcing and Recruitment Tools to Explore in 2018

recruitment, Sourcing, talent acquisition

The Talon RPO team is always on the lookout for new tech that can help to elevate our recruitment game. This week, LinkedIn Talent Blog writer Samantha McLaren published a fresh article with some interesting software leads that caught our eye. (To check out the original article, click here: http://bit.ly/6distruptiverecruitinghacks)

What is an Hourly Search?

performance, recruitment, talent acquisition

If you’ve been studying the global staffing industry (or have been checking your spam filter), you may have noticed an increase in the number of staffing agencies offering recruitment services by the hour. The advancements in social media described above have given everyone a robust rolodex from which to recruit. Choosing to work with a recruiter by the hour can offer hiring entities an

What is a Retained Search (Executive Search)?

performance, recruitment, talent acquisition

Before you read this, you might want to read "What is a contingency search?" as a helpful starting point.

What is a Contingency Search?

performance, recruitment, talent acquisition

A contingent search is a recruiting arrangement where there is no remuneration paid to the staffing agency until a hire is made. From the client perspective, upfront financial risk is virtually nonexistent. While this may sound attractive, there are a number of downsides worth considering.

Talon's first video promotion!

marketing, performance, recruitment, video

Talon hires Recruitment Consultant Katie Conn

News, Appointments and Promotions, New Hire, recruitment


Katie Conn, Recruitment Consultant

Is Holiday Recruiting worth it? Absolutely!

performance, recruitment

It’s early December with Christmas and the New Year right around the corner. Should recruiting teams slow down with the rest of the world or sprint through the holidays? This year the team at Talon maintained a holiday recruiting sprint and our clients reaped the rewards. Here’s why:

State of Vermont Releases Economic Development Marketing Plan

News, recruitment

After a competitive RFP (request for proposal) process with the receipt of 13 proposals in Fall 2015, the Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) selected Development Counsellors International (DCI) of New York, NY and Spike Advertising of Alburgh, VT to develop a three-year economic development marketing plan for the State of Vermont. The paring of the marketing agencies provided a

Recruiting Metrics that Matter: Part II

management, Metrics, performance, recruitment

In Recruiting Metrics that Matter: Part I, we identified five recruitment metrics that provide immediate insight into an organization’s effectiveness at attracting and retaining top talent. In this short epilogue, we will identify five additional recruitment metrics also worth your consideration.

Recruiting Metrics That Matter: Part I

Budget, management, Metrics, Passive, performance, Quality, recruitment, Schedule, Sourcing

In my first job out of engineering school I had this manager, an aviation engineer named Rick Hoepfner, who loved to say, “What gets measured gets managed, and what gets managed gets improved.”  There is truth in this statement and in recruitment, we have a number of metrics we can use to drive performance throughout our internal teams and support objective reporting to our senior leadership.