Talent: mass noun; a natural aptitude or skill.
As defined by the Oxford dictionary, talent consists of ability and skill. In a more informal sense, talent connotes uniqueness and excellence; an individual’s ability to perform something above and beyond the abilities of others. To businesses, this definition becomes more specific, referring to excellence in experience of and aptitude for industry-specific roles and settings. Collating a high calibre of suitable candidates to join your business can feel like an ongoing battle. The first half of the battle is sourcing the talent. The battlefield: LinkedIn. Past this, the real fight begins: attracting and retaining. With expertise far and few between, every competitor poses a threat to your talent potential pool; enticing field experts away from your organisation. Enter Dynamics 365 for Talent.
In 1997, McKinsey & Co. coined the phrase The War for Talent. Their quarterly survey revealed how some companies consistently succeed at collecting quality talent to join their business. Successful recruitment creates and persistently refines employee value proposition whilst paying attention to the hiring process – continually developing with the changing landscape of business. Making the informed choice to implement sophisticated solutions like Dynamics 365 for Talent can position you head and shoulders above the rest.
For effective talent recruitment, talent assessment processes need to be streamlined, astute and supported by intelligent business solutions which integrate seamlessly with LinkedIn. The search for talent needn’t be a battle. To succeed in battle, allies are necessary. With the business intelligence in Dynamics 365 for Talent, your war for talent could be over.
“Give us the tools and we will finish the job”
Winston Churchill addressing Roosevelt, 1941