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In order to develop a competitive edge in talent acquisition, employers seek out alternative sources and strategies to bridge the skills gaps in their businesses.
Here are three talent sources you may be overlooking:-
Include internal candidates in your recruitment mix
One challenge all HR functions face is not just sourcing talent but ensuring the right talent is recruited and developed. In a rush to post job adverts and fill a perceived skills gap within their business, employers are at risk of overlooking a readily available talent source within their own business. For 40% of businesses, their most successful source of hire is existing talent but HR is often at risk of skipping this part of the recruitment process in its haste to advertise jobs externally.