What is your organization’s biggest annual expenditure? If your company is like most others, your largest cost is talent.
Whenever we walk into the offices of our clients, we ask one simple question: ‘Can you share your workforce forecast?’ Now, if you’re in talent acquisition, you’re probably smiling right now.
It’s not possible to talk about workforce planning without mentioning ‘purple squirrels.’ In recruiting, we use the term purple squirrel to describe a candidate who does not exist.
Lisa Susko serves as Senior Managing Consultant for IBM Talent Acquisition Optimization, where she engages and leads strategic division and client initiatives through consulting and project management.
It’s hard to believe that there once was a time we walked around without smart phones in our pockets. My kids are simply astounded that life was even possible in such a time.
Our workforce planning adventure continues—and it certainly has been an adventure.
Are you a thrill seeker? An extremist who enjoys the fast, furious, turbulent thrill of roller coasters?