Industry News 10/29/2015

Malakye Picks: Decoding Talent Shortages

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Negotiating Labor Shortages: 4 Ways To Attract And Keep Talent by Leslie Juvin-Acker (read it on
Why Read It? Because perhaps there is more to labor shortages than lack of talent.

  • Consider how your company compares to the competition as far as compensation, benefits, culture, etc.
  • Pay close attention to market trends and how your company embraces those trends.
  • Keep in mind that each person has different values, so a one size fits all approach to hiring and retaining talent isn't the best solution in most cases.
  • After the hiring is done, it is imperative that the team is on board to carry out the vision.

"While basic needs and incentives can attract and even keep talent, there is no guarantee that, without excellent leadership, the talent will positively evolve; and, as a result, technical innovation."


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