You know, it used to be that employees were complacent; they kept their heads down and focused on their work, and it got done. It was business as usual, and then, magic began to happen. Employees became self-aware and management could no longer get away with its robotic-systemic approach to doing things. Since then, the world of work has been playing catch up. Going from process-centric thinking to cultivating a talent-centric mindset. Why? Employees are people, not just components to your business. They matter.
This week on #TChat, powerhouse guest Elaine Orler, President and Founder of Talent Function, joined us to discuss the business about talent-centric recruiting and its current state. According to Elaine:
— Cyndy Trivella (@CyndyTrivella) May 14, 2014
Simply put, recruiters and hiring managers have to shift their approach to a more talent-centric one. And here’s why:
A3) Talent-centric is an ongoing process – not something that takes place only at hiring or once a year in performance review #TChat
— nancyrubin (@nancyrubin) May 14, 2014
Developing a talent-centric recruiting mindset and culture has to be held accountable past the hiring process. Why? Because measuring performance is what drives the world of work today. Fortunately, we have talent analytic tools that can help tell us how much fun we’re having.
Here are some metrics that recruiters and hiring mangers should be measuring:
A4. Retention, performance level and impact of new hires, and what the cost is per hire #TChat
— jessica johnson (@jljohnson38) May 14, 2014
Thanks to technology we’re able to measure our success and failure. A knighted necessity in today’s business world. However, we must not forget about the big picture and that is:
A5: Tech can be awesome, but remember to step back and think big picture. Pitfalls exist with over-reliance. People matter. #TChat
— Kate Bischoff (@k8bischHRLaw) May 14, 2014
Yes, people do matter and they are why we innovate. Employees are the driving force behind work. They hold the keys to the success factors of your business. If you want better a ROI, then develop a talent-centric mindset.
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