Extending a job offer and hearing a “yes” from your preferred candidate may seem like the pinnacle of talent acquisition, but that’s merely the starting line. Talent acquisition extends far beyond hiring to include employee engagement, career development, and retention. Yet, despite the clear value placed on post-hire enrichment and retention, many organizations continue to face barriers to success, resulting in unnecessary turnover.
This is an increasingly common concern among talent acquisition leaders as competition for right-fit talent remains incredibly high and employees increasingly prioritize employers who offer clear career growth opportunities and a strong employer brand (the lack of which leads to increased job mobility as they seek to fulfill their career objectives). A company that is willing to identify skill gaps and then develop and reposition people into emerging roles will become much stronger and more effective with existing employees and will rise as talent magnet when it is necessary to hire from the outside
Watch the fireside chat on-demand where we discuss key barriers to employee engagement and retention, as well as the solutions and best practices you need to break them down: