This will come as no surprise but employee recruitment, engagement and retention are the hot topics in human resources right now. They are the things keeping the C-Suite up at night. On some level finding and keeping talent has always been important.
But 2016 is going to be different. Employees are comfortable with making job changes. Talent shortages are increasing. Certain skills are hard to find. All of this points to increased pressure on human resources to deliver a talent strategy that will align with business strategy. Here are some activities to consider when developing your talent strategy for 2016:
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In my experience, human resources has an incredible opportunity to show their ability to be strategic and relevant by delivering on the talent strategy for the organization. We’re not talking about the process of filling out applications, conducting interviews, and processing new hire paperwork. A talent strategy is about finding individuals that not only fit with the culture but can grow with it.
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