Talent acquisition is evolving out of necessity to keep up with the accelerated pace of business and to react to the increasingly competitive and complex talent market.
The talent industry is facing a major shift to reinvent itself. We are moving to a new era where companies need to work and operate with increased speed and agility, along with more efficiency, to predict solutions for problems before they occur.
New hire experience is critical to the success of the talent acquisition function and to the business. Research supports the fact that the new hire experience is linked to new hire engagement, performance and retention, ultimately impacting team and business performance.
Diversity and inclusion goals for talent acquisition leaders are nothing new. It has become standard for TA to have targets related to diversity of candidate slates and hires.
The first blog in this series discussed how Digital Transformation is forcing HR and TA organizations to rethink their workforce skills mix, and how they can use technology and enhanced experiences to find, engage, attract and onboard the talent required to drive business success.
With the fall of the price of oil and a larger percentage of the population under the age of 40, governments in the Gulf Region are imposing stricter restrictions on expatriate visas while pushing nationalization agendas.