The Skills Shortage: Attracting and retaining the best
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Episode #144 // Since Covid, it has become a lot more difficult to attract and retain the right talent (which is a little counterintuitive, given how many people’s livelihoods were affected during the pandemic). But government stimulus measures in many countries have distorted labour markets. As it becomes increasingly difficult to secure quality candidates, it’s important to understand how to secure the right capability at the front end. Let’s face it, you just want to hire the best person for the job - someone whose values and objectives are aligned with yours - and then turn that into performance! What does it take to showcase your organisation in its best light (without overselling), and what can you do to attract and secure the best candidates from the available pool? I’m sure you’ll find my seven tips for attracting and retaining talent pretty useful.   See for privacy and opt-out information.
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