The Definitive Summer Reading List for Talent Acquisition Leaders

Whether you’ve got a vacation coming up, Summer Fridays on the horizon, or just a bit of extra quiet time as the office clears out for fun in the sun, you may be looking for some new reading material. And while a beachy read can be a nice treat, we so often hear from our customers that industry data and relevant research findings are so valuable to their work — and yet so hard to keep up with. Why not use the slower season to brush up on the latest research?

We’ve done the hard work for you and curated the top recruiting and hiring reports available now. Some are quite recent, and some are simply the most recent versions of major papers. All are packed with helpful findings that will surely shape your talent strategy for the rest of the year and beyond.

From broad topics like the future of work to specifics on diversity and inclusion, download our list for the most important reports talent acquisition leaders can review this summer.

Enjoy, and happy reading!





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The Science Behind Predictive Hiring For Fit – New Whitepaper

Discussions on soft skills are all the rage, and for good reason. A study from Boston College, Harvard University, and the University of Michigan found that soft skills training can deliver a 256% ROI by boosting productivity and retention by 12%.

But what are they?

Check out this model for soft skills that can predict performance and culture fit. We call them the Koru7: grit, ownership, presence, teamwork, curiosity, rigor, and impact.

To learn more about the Koru7 and the science behind them, download the whitepaper.


What you’ll learn:

  • The science between personality traits and soft skills  — learn what really drives performance
  • A deep dive into all of the Koru7 with definitions, sub-competencies you can track, examples in the workplace and data
  • Koru7 correlations to career success
  • How to measure the Koru7 — a step-by-step process


Download now