Concurrent 4A | RIP Talent Acquisition: Welcome to the War for Skills

Wednesday, April 25
11:30 AM–12:30 PM

Location: Spanish Ballroom

Hashtag: #DEAM18

Session Topic: Sourcing
Session Type: Concurrent A; Concurrent (all)
Days: Wednesday, 25 April

About This Session
Twenty years ago, McKinsey coined the now ubiquitous phrase “The War for Talent.” What if they got it wrong? What if we have been fighting the wrong war? For twenty years!!! Global giants like Accenture are abandoning their TA teams, merging them with Talent Management whilst major employers like Cognizant have given up fighting to attract someone else’s talent, instead relying on a super smart way of filling the much talked about “skills gap.” Give Johnny your time and you’ll be left with a whole new perspective on how we should be approaching Talent Acquisition!