This week’s episode is a strategy-rich conversation with Mike and Tim Sackett, author of The Talent Fix. Tim visited Cincinnati in September 2019 to present at the Talent Acquisition Evolution Conference on Global Talent Acquisition Day.
Get ready to take notes, because this episode is rich in ideas for effective talent acquisition and retention, and challenges old notions about organizational structure regarding talent, such as:
Tim is full of stories and memorable quotes exemplifying great talent management and failed strategies even with the best of intentions.
Mike and Tim point out that when talent strategy is done well, acquisition is secondary, because people stay with your organization.
“The best hire you ever have to make is the hire you don’t have to make because you retain somebody.” (5:00) Tim Sackett
Mike and Tim talk about
LISTEN NOW to hear Tim’s story about what one company does to “save” key players they literally can’t afford to lose.
Retention is about “feeling wanted.” (18:54)
Next, Tim shares tips to
Mike and Tim discuss the impact of Tim’s book, The Talent Fix.* Tim says he kept getting a lot of questions from followers and clients about talent acquisition, so he wrote the book to answer the question, “here’s what I would do.” (29:14)
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