October Newsletter

October 2022 Newsletter

Don't Stop Strategic Talent Acquisition, Even When Hiring is Slow
The time for organizations to focus on strategic talent acquisition is now.  In recent months, the economic news has been unsettling to say the least.  Global financial strains and government fiscal policies will hurt U.S. growth according to economists surveyed by Bloomberg and others.  Inflation is rampant and the stock market has been extremely volatile and expectations are that both trends will continue for the foreseeable future.  This news will influence some organizations to hunker down and take short sighted measures such as freezing hiring.
In the short term, the announcement of a hiring freeze signals to your workforce that your organization is not healthy.  This causes anxiety and motivates your top performers to start looking for other opportunities and your low performers to look busy so they don’t get called out.  In the long term, it starves the organizations of the talent they will need to compete in the future.
Despite these current conditions, forward thinking organizations will seize the opportunity to upgrade talent, shore-up their talent pipeline, and be more competitive.  In the ultra-competitive world in which we live, organizations with the right people in the right jobs at the right time stand to win big. These organizations take care to understand their current state, forecast talent gaps, and take the necessary steps to close those gaps.
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Take care and enjoy the day!
Jim McKelvey
Great Lakes Profiles, Inc.
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