Article: The dawn of new age talent acquisition

Talent Acquisition

The dawn of new age talent acquisition

To highlight the latest disruptions in the talent acquisition space and to explore the new ways and latest priorities of hiring, People Matters has chosen ‘New Age Talent Acquisition’ as this month’s theme. Read on to know more.
The dawn of new age talent acquisition

As per, Global Recruitment Insights and Data, by Bullhorn, 61 percent of respondents cited candidate sourcing as a top priority, and engaging candidates came in second (36 percent). A variety of other paths also emerged. 31 percent said that they will prioritize digital transformation to improve their operations, 30 percent chose developing their employment brand and enhancing their marketing strategies as a top priority, and 24 percent are prioritising how they manage relationships with clients.  

The rapid pace of development, disruptions at every corner for each industry, changing demand for skill sets and the increased scarcity of talent, all of this and much more have pushed the traditional Talent Acquisition practices away to make way for new age approaches. 

Diversity hiring, Specialized Technology like AI and Analytics, increased focus on candidate experience, leveraging online presence for boosting the employer brand are some of the trending elements redefining talent acquisition for organizations globally. It is critical that professionals across functions and hierarchies understand the new age trends - the opportunities they present and the challenges they come with. 

People Matters in this month’s digital campaign brings you ‘New-Age Talent Acquisition’ to explore these new age TA practices and help professionals find answers to their questions.

In this campaign, we will take a look at how the Talent Acquisition function has evolved over the years, why out-of-the box recruiting strategies are imperative to win new age talent, hiring trends for 2019-20, challenges in front of the TA function and how you can accelerate your hiring by leveraging technology and much more. Best practices of some forward-looking companies who have been successful in attracting the right talent at the right time will also be shared and we will feature some of the best industry influencers who will play an instrumental role in answering your top hiring challenges.

Here are a few stories, to kickstart the learning journey:

Watch out this space for more such insightful stories and become the answer for hiring in your organization, along with us. 

We would be happy to hear your views, comments, and suggestions regarding our stories. Follow #NewAgeHiring to read the latest stories on the theme throughout the month.

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Topics: Talent Acquisition, #NewAgeHiring

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