by Rebecca Grover
The focus on talent acquisition (TA) ‘maturity’ is prevalent, directly connecting the level of TA sophistication to organizational growth, revenue and productivity. Broader disruption in the talent & HR space makes time and spend investment a prioritisation challenge for organizations, and us as practitioners.
Every organization's journey towards “TA utopia” is situationally unique – I have found agreeing on strategic design principles before formalising your plan of attack really helps pinpoint critical programs of work – example below;
Over the next few weeks, I will release a series of recommended programs of work to help provoke thinking & create that required step change towards a higher level of TA sophistication – whatever the starting point!
Trailer for what’s to come ...
To Improve Functional Impact;
Recommendations will resonate if your current TA maturity model is deemed transactional. Suggested programs of work will create a step change towards a more focused and impactful level of functional maturity.
To Accelerate for Strategic Impact;
Recommendations will resonate if you require a noticeable shift in mindset and TA approach to meet accelerated business growth needs. Also relevant if your organization is entering new markets and needs to make a rapid competitive impact.
To Modernize for Commercial Impact;
Recommendations will resonate if you already have a performing TA function and now need to demonstrate bottom and top line commercial impact. Further integration into your organization and thinking laterally will ensure your TA function delivers competitive advantage at every touch point of the talent supply chain.
The question then turns to RoI – how do you get that much-needed investment to drive required programs of work?
Firstly, I focus on the cost of not doing anything! My 7 ‘go to’ commercial pitfalls for consideration ...
Talent acquisition food for thought!
Contact me through our contact page if you would like to request program recommendations now or if you would like to discuss further.