Ep 79: Understanding Talent Acquisition Technology

Over the last few years there has been a massive proliferation in the number of talent acquisition tools and technologies on the market. The pace of change shows no sign of slowing down and it is increasingly difficult for talent acquisition leaders to know just where they should be focusing.

My guest this week is Lance Haun, Practice Leader at The Starr Conspiracy Intelligence Unit. The Starr Conspiracy have recently published their 2017 Talent Acquisition Brandscape Report. A piece of research designed to help make sense of a confusing and fast moving market.

In the interview we discuss:

•    How do you categorize and segment such a “nebulous” market sector

•    The current biggest area for innovation in talent acquisition

•    Dealing with the potential implications of Microsoft’s purchase of LinkedIn

•    The two key future trends everyone should be aware of

Lance also gives us his view on the future pace of change in the sector and the likely impact of any potential global economic slow down

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