Guiding Questions for Talent Marketplace Readiness | Deloitte

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An organization’s ability to redeploy its internal talent quickly—where and when needed—can provide a competitive advantage. As firms build this capability, many are developing their internal talent marketplace (ITM). An ITM is a technology-enabled platform that uses AI to match employees (and their skills and interests) to opportunities (e.g., full-time roles, part-time jobs, projects, etc.). And while technology is an enabler of ITM, organizations often approach ITM as a technology initiative and give less attention to other critical components.

To foster a more comprehensive approach to ITM, this Deloitte resource comprises a set of 45 questions. The questions help to:

  1.  Understand and articulate the organization’s current mobility practices, mindset, processes, systems, and vision for an ITM, and
  2. Identify challenge areas and the organization’s needs for an updated mobility strategy as a precursor to any talent marketplace design or technology investment.

As a bonus, here is an MIT Sloan Management Review article, How to Start Smart With a Talent Marketplace, that covers Booz Allen’s initial year experience in launching an ITM, highlighting hurdles faced, tactics, and lessons learned.