Staying ahead of talent acquisition trends helps your business to attract the people it needs to retain a competitive edge. Here are seven to be aware of right now:-
Your talent pool has never been more important
Don’t wait until your employees resign to nurture passive and active talent waiting in the wings. To succeed in areas where skills are in short supply, such as tech, banking and financeand healthcare, ‘pre-engagement’ with potential future hires should be an ongoing activity. A gap in the workforce impacts productivity, team morale and puts pressure on HR to fill the role, which increases the risk of a bad hire. Reconnect with previous candidates in your applicant tracking software who were a ‘close match’ for previous jobs. If you don’t have an existing talent pool, read our previous article 3 Keys To Building A Talent Community.