Develop an Agile Talent Acquisition Strategy

Drive organizational success by using evidence-based insights to hire the right talent.

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Without an effective talent acquisition strategy, organizations:

  • Are unprepared to combat talent shortages that will be compounded by increasing retirement numbers and a shrinking workforce.
  • Risk hiring the wrong talent – an expensive, resource-consuming mistake.
  • Will be unable to keep up with the pace of change, heightened by advances in technology.

By developing an effective talent acquisition strategy, HR is better able to:

  • Effectively attract and retain the right talent.
  • Improve quality of hire to better achieve organizational goals and objectives.
  • Apply evidence-based decision making to create a more effective, strategic Talent Acquisition Department.

Module 1: Set Goals and Assess Talent Acquisition Team

The Purpose

  • Make the case for implementing an agile talent acquisition strategy.
  • Define talent philosophy, goals, and structure to optimize talent acquisition.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Use McLean & Company’s Agile Talent Acquisition framework to develop a tailored and flexible talent acquisition strategy that attracts the right talent.

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Develop the talent philosophy.
  • Talent philosophy
1.2 Draft talent acquisition goals.
  • Talent acquisition goals
1.3 Review structure.
  • Structure evaluation
1.4 Identify ideal competencies and assess current level.
  • Identification of ideal competencies for talent acquisition and understanding of gaps

Module 2: Review Process, Structure, and Individual Elements

The Purpose

  • Define the hiring funnel workflow and governance structure to define responsibilities.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • A full analysis of the optimal process for hiring workflows and governance.

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Map out and improve hiring funnel workflow.
  • Process map for new hiring funnel workflow
2.2 Create a governance structure.
  • Governance structure
2.3 Review best practices for talent acquisition elements and assess current state.
  • List of improvements for talent acquisition elements

Module 3: Leverage Technology and Create Implementation Timeline

The Purpose

  • Review current technical capabilities to evaluate the best way to leverage technology.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Isolate key features and pain points in current technology.

Activities: Outputs:
3.1 Assess capabilities of current technology.
  • Understanding of the current use of technology features
3.2 Identify and prioritize talent acquisition initiatives.
  • Implementation timeline for strategy initiatives

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