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Talent pool vs talent communitiesWhere would you like to hire you next employee??? From a line in the Bank? Or Around a Campfire
Talent pool -A random lineat a bank Talent Community • Think of a talent community as an intimate, story A curated network of industry experts, job sharing campfire seekers, current employees • A talent community can be built around a particular and other interested parties skill (i.e. ABAP programming), industry, or even a that share and collaborate specific area or department within existing regularly. organizations. Talent pools are simply • Talent Communities allow discussion it is beyond static databases of applicants the usual covering letter and resume by the Talent pools only offer one- applicant way communication • Talent communities offer a multidimensional glimpse of candidates in a more natural setting • Talent communities bring to light active members and members that are considered thought leaders
Why build Talent communities?• The biggest advantage of a vibrant talent community is that it allows you to engage with active and even passive candidates in a more natural habitat.• Talent communities offer members an opportunity to highlight their expertise and interact with other community members. In a sense, they are participating in job-like activities.• Are they willing to share their expertise?• Do they mentor others?• How are they perceived by the rest of the community - as thought leaders?• In a sense, talent communities offer a 3-D view of a candidate and ultimately provide better data on which to base your hiring decision