Sourcing Talent: Current Trends and Solutions

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June 12, 2024
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As part of a multifaceted talent acquisition strategy, an organization’s approach to identifying and connecting with people whose skills match both the present and anticipated future needs of the business is especially important during tight labor markets and economic downturns. 

Ideally, finding the right talent starts with a deep understanding of the work that needs to be done. Based on this, organizations must identify the skills needed to perform the work and the technology that can most quickly pinpoint high-quality prospects. 

Starting with the shift to skills-based hiring, this article provides an overview of top trends in talent sourcing, including internal talent marketplaces, social media sourcing, talent pipelines, freelance platforms, and how AI and generative AI are augmenting the daily tasks of recruiters and the work of leaders in the talent acquisition space.