A Roadmap to Sourcing Talent in the Remote World | Gartner

Talent Acquisition

According to a new McKinsey paper, “Americans Are Embracing Flexible Work—and They Want More of It,” 35 percent of sampled job holders report they can work from home full-time, and 23 percent can do so part-time. Job seekers also report that “autonomy over where and when they work” is among the top three reasons they are looking …

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Tapping into Fluid Talent | BCG

Talent Acquisition

Many leaders continue to express concern about the impact of “talent shortages” on their ability to execute business strategies and priorities. But as I mentioned in previous posts, organizations often overlook “hidden talent” — internal and external talent that have a desire to take on new opportunities and the skills to perform successfully, but don’t …

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6 Articles from Gartner’s June HR Leaders Monthly With a Focus on Recruiting and Hiring | Gartner

Talent Acquisition

In this hypercompetitive talent market, HR leaders and their teams must rethink their strategies for sourcing, recruiting, and retaining talent. As HR teams reimagine these areas, this 50-page June 2022 Gartner’s HR Leaders Monthly Magazine issue provides several ideas. It includes six articles on a range of topics: 1) How Recruiting Partnerships Create Competitive Advantage in a Challenging …

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You May Be Overlooking One in Three Candidates — Here’s How to Change That | LinkedIn Talent Blog

Talent Acquisition

In September 2021, I shared a post about a 74-page report by Harvard Business School and Accenture that outlines several barriers that keep companies from considering ‘hidden workers’ as job candidates. Hidden workers “have a desire to work and are actively seeking work, but their regular efforts to seek employment consistently fail because of hiring processes that focus on what …

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Leave the Door Open for Employees to Return to Your Organization | Harvard Business Review

Talent Acquisition

As organizations continue to report challenges in attracting and hiring top talent, one potential untapped talent acquisition strategy is recruiting back former employees. According to a UKG survey across six countries comparing responses of 1,950 employees who quit their jobs since March 2020, nearly half of people (43 percent) who quit their jobs during the pandemic now think they …

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The Definitive Guide to Recruiting: Human-Centered Talent Acquisition | Josh Bersin Company

Talent Development

Last week, I posted how firms continue to express concerns about their ability to attract and hire the right talent. A few tactics I shared to address this issue include: a) expanding selection criteria to identify hidden talent, b) activating the internal talent marketplace to deploy internal talent quickly—where and when needed, and c) simplifying the application process to reduce candidate drop-out …

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Advancing Recruiting’s Value Through Uncertain Times: Shaping the Workforce | Gartner

Talent Acquisition

Many organizations continue to face challenges in attracting and hiring talent to meet their business needs. As a result, they are increasingly reevaluating and reinventing their recruiting and talent acquisition practices. A few tactics I previously shared to address this issue include 1) Expanding selection criteria to identify hidden talent. 2) Activating the internal talent marketplace to deploy internal talent quickly—where and when …

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Gone for Now, or Gone for Good? How to Play the New Talent Game and Win Back Workers | McKinsey Quarterly

Workforce Trends

This article explains why a segment of workers had voluntarily left their organizations and accepted job offers from other firms during the pandemic. As shown in Exhibit 1, uncaring leaders, unsustainable expectations of work performance, and lack of career advancement are among the top three factors that influenced this small surveyed population to leave their organizations …

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2022 Talent Trends Report | Randstad Sourceright

Workforce Trends

This 2022 Talent Trends research report is based on a survey of over 900 C-suite and human capital leaders at international and regional organizations across 18 global markets. This 54-page report identifies ten talent trends, ranging from refocusing recruiting on human potential, ramping up your own talent marketplace to boost internal mobility, and obsessing over your talent …

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Remote Work Has Opened the Door to a New Approach to Hiring | Harvard Business Review

Talent Acquisition

Much has been written about the challenges firms face in attracting and retaining workers. A narrative is also playing about how many workers have shifted their work preferences—with many placing a disproportionate value on flexible work arrangements. Simultaneously, thought leaders posit firms will increasingly deconstruct “jobs” into tasks and activities, so they have greater flexibility in delivering pieces …

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