No matter how great your company or career opportunity is, your open requisition or job board posting doesn’t always automatically “sell you” and bring you the rock star you desire. And unless you have a monopoly — resulting in a “stable, quiet talent acquisition life” — you know that you will likely face competitors. I would argue that selling — and a great selling process — will always be an important piece of the talent acquisition (TA) for the vast majority of companies.
But did you know that selling has radically changed in recent years, resulting in a huge reinvention of sales organizations and processes? I would like to add that this necessary [...]
There is always an ongoing debate between what comes first in order to create success in any organization. is it the strategy or the talent that creates and executes said strategy?
The question is do you create great strategies then find a talent that you need in order to apply those strategies or do you find the right people and have them create the right strategies to lead the organization. I remember times where I’ve had vigorous discussions with my business professors and my colleagues on that subject, sometimes resulting in simply agreeing to disagree.
As far as talent practitioners and researchers are concerned, the argument comes down to the chicken or the [...]
Being able to find, retain and develop talent has never been more important for businesses. A lack of specialist skills, the soaring costs of hiring talented people externally and the so-called ‘war for talent’ means that businesses are well-advised to re-think their talent strategies and look within.Time to evolve
Businesses must evolve and become more self-sufficient in ‘growing their own talent’. The benefits of doing so are potentially huge:Big cost-savings on recruitment and on boarding Ready-made replacements when key managers move on Hiring people in key positions that are already familiar with the culture and ways of working.
Even the largest of [...]
As the For millions of Americans over 50, traditional retirement lacks appeal or simply isn’t an option. Here in Tampa Bay, keeping that sizable population of baby boomers and seniors engaged and contributing to the community is vital for our region’s economic future and quality of life.
That’s why the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay and Encore Tampa Bay have teamed up to host NGAGE 2.0, an Encore Tampa Bay Town Hall event to explore the ways people 50+ can redefine retirement, find new purpose, and do meaningful work that enriches their lives and strengthens their communities.
The event also will highlight how the time, talent and experience of people in [...]