TalentRISE recently successfully completed a consulting project to help a client develop a roadmap for a global Talent Acquisition Strategy.
Our Client’s Profile
- A multi-billion manufacturer of an iconic American brand
- Operates globally but lacked a standardized enterprise-wide talent acquisition process and global technology platform that would enable the organization to deal with labor shortages in the U.S. and build sustainable competitive advantage in the external talent marketplace.
The Client’s Issue
Our client needed an independent, end-to-end assessment of their U.S. and global recruitment practices in order to proceed to build a world class recruitment framework. Most importantly, the client needed a talent acquisition strategy that would reconcile geographic differences, work within their unique culture and offer a roadmap to develop a sustainable and global perspective to talent acquisition.
The TalentRISE Approach
Our team, led by Gayle Norton, Principal – Consulting Practice, was engaged to develop recommendations and a three year long roadmap to help the organization come to an informed decision on how to proceed to build a new global Talent Acquisition structure.
All options were on the table as we looked at both qualitative and quantitative data. Beginning with interviews of key stakeholders around the globe, we synthesized our findings into themes and analyzed internal and external data. We then presented a proposed plan to the leadership team outlining the relative merits of three viable options with one recommendation that we believed would be best for the client. Recommendations encompassed the talent acquisition organizational structure, employment brand, career site, candidate engagement standards, onboarding, technology, metrics, global standards, the interview and selection process, and the change management plan.
The final decision to move forward with our top recommendation was made and agreed upon by the leadership team. The client has already instituted the first step of the recommendations and is continuing to push ahead with implementation of the strategy. Since this is a long term strategy, the full effects of the changes will be realized incrementally as this phased approach is implemented and we anticipate a resulting positive impact on the organization.
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