“We’re going to need 400 hires of varying skills and experience to be trained and ready to deploy in six months to run our new plant location in southern California—and by the way, we have never operated in this market, so company recognition may be a challenge.”
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.
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.
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.