With more job openings than people to fill them, organizations are seeking talent strategies in order to get ahead in today’s labor shortage. Here, Michelle Prebble, Director, Talent Acquisition for Visier, shares the steps HR and TA leaders can take in order to attract the workforce of the future.
Contingent labor is becoming one of the most critical aspects of an organization’s talent management strategy. In fact, recent research found that 82% of respondents report COVID-19 increased the need for contingent workers. This has driven the competition for talent to new heights. Here, Kevin Akeroyd, CEO of PRO Unlimited, shares a trifecta of strategies -a platform model, data and analytics, and direct sourcing – employers can leverage to obtain talent, drive efficiencies, and reduce costs.
The growing labor shortages in the skilled manufacturing industry, recently deemed a national security issue by the White House, Commerce Department, as well as those in semiconductor, cybersecurity, and other critical infrastructure fields, threaten America’s ability to compete on the world stage. Military talent is a strategic factor in addressing these skills gaps. By leveraging their wide range of both hard and soft skills at scale and opening the doors wide to veterans with leadership, project management, logistics, and technical training, we can restore and revitalize these American industries. Sarah Peiker, CEO of Orion Talent, leads the conversation.
Today’s leading companies are putting candidates at the center of their recruiting, keeping them informed and engaged throughout the entire process. This shift provides a bevy of benefits but often requires care, attention, and help from technology. Here, Brian Cotter, president of PSG Global Solutions, details how organizations can elevate their candidate experience to secure the talent that will ultimately drive the bottom line.
What attracts candidates to an organization nowadays is much more than compensation. While workers want to be compensated fairly, they’re also looking for an inclusive culture, advancement opportunities, and an extensive benefits package. Here, Kristin Thomas, head of North America for Resource Solutions, details what companies can do to standout and make their employees confident that they’ve picked the right organization.