HR and talent managers: it’s time to embrace the power of mobile. Companies that haven’t yet done so are at risk of falling behind in the fierce competition to recruit and retain the best candidates for their organization. Just as smartphones revolutionized day-to-day business communication, mobile devices are now changing the way talent is sourced and acquired.
As of January 2014, according to Pew Research, 90 percent of Americans have a mobile phone, creating an unparalleled opportunity for organizations to leverage mobile in their recruitment strategies to create:Visibility to talent Capabilities to connect with talent, and Reach to target the right talent
In today’s increasingly competitive environment, finding and keeping pivotal talent is more important than ever. But it’s also becoming more difficult. According to a recent Hay Group report, a total of 192 million employees worldwide are expected to leave their jobs in the year 2018. That’s 49 million more than the number of employees who left in the year 2012.
This talent exodus, if realized, has the potential to put immense financial pressure on organizations that are already strained by ever-changing market dynamics. In fact, according to LinkedIn, the total cost of losing just a single employee can range from tens of thousands of dollars to 1.5-2 times their [...]