How Companies Are Using Talent Marketplaces to Promote Internal Mobility | myHRfuture

Talent Management

As organizations continue to find ways to efficiently redeploy their workforces, when and where needed, a capability known as internal talent marketplace (ITM) can help drive these efforts. This article discusses the importance of ITM in effective talent management. ITM “enables managers throughout the entire organization to post listings for open positions, temporary assignments, short- and long-term part-time projects, …

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Global Mobility and Talent Strategy | HR Grapevine

Talent Management

A central aspect of an organization’s talent strategy is global mobility– the ability of a workforce to seamlessly move from one location or country to another and succeed, both in business and personal lives. And with advances in technology and automation, global mobility functions are now able to unload more tactical and administrative tasks and focus more …

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Schneider Electric and Internal Mobility | LinkedIn Talent Blog

Talent Development

Well before the coronavirus pandemic, the notion of an “internal talent market” was a growing practice within many organizations.  However, as with other practices, COVID-19 has placed a spotlight on internal mobility as organizations seek to redeploy their workforces, quickly and efficiently, to where they’re needed most. This article highlights Schneider Electric, who launched its internal …

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Audio: Internal Talent Marketplace is Critical | Josh Bersin

Podcast | Webinar Talent Development

In this 15-minute audio clip, Josh Bersin talks about talent mobility within organizations. In particular, Josh mentions how career models, based on functional hierarchies, are continuing to become less relevant in today’s organizations. Instead of well-defined career tracks within a function, internal mobility is driven increasingly by horizontal and vertical moves that transcend functions, and …

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Geographic Mobility, Gender, and Future of Work | Institute for Women’s Policy Research

Talent Management Workforce Trends

As the geographic mobility of talent is a component of many organizations’ talent strategy, it is important to understand the extent to which people are actually willing to move and are geographically flexible. This 42-page report by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research explores the research literature and analyzes long-term trends in the data to …

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Why Internal Talent Mobility So Often Fails | Mercer

Talent Development

A core component of an organization’s talent strategy is internal mobility (IM). IM has many definitions but simply put, it refers to the movement of employees across roles and projects within the same company. While IM is a core component of a talent strategy, it can fail to meet its intended result. The reasons for …

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Future of Work: Lessons In Job Architecture, Career Management | Josh Bersin

Talent Development

Given the hyper-competitive job market, many organizations attempt to leverage internal mobility (IM) as a core talent management strategy for meeting talent needs. IM involves the movement of employees to new opportunities within the same company and can include new roles, projects, job shadowing to name a few. But as Josh Bersin points out, IM (especially in larger organizations) can …

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Why Competing For New Talent Is a Mistake | Harvard Business Review

Talent Development

One factor contributing to the talent shortage that we continue to hear about and experience is: many organizations tend to favor hiring the top, job-ready talent rather than invest in developing their existing workforce. As organizations continue to “fish from the same external talent pool,” the talent shortage will only worsen. To address this challenge, …

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Reinventing Work, Reinventing HR | HRPS Blog | Josh Bersin

HR Effectiveness

Given the speed at which work continues to change, Josh Bersin presents the case that HR leaders need to reinvent the way we work, run HR, and manage our teams. To do so, it requires HR to drive the simplification of HR processes, employ technology to drive better employee experience, and mandates that HR be …

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Study: Internal Mobility Boosts Retention | SHRM

Talent Management

A study of 32 million profiles of active LinkedIn users who’ve worked at a larger company (one with more than 500 employees) since 2013 illustrates the important role that internal mobility plays in retention. The study found the likelihood of an employee staying with a company decreases as the years pass. One year after being …

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