You Can’t Use a Talent Surplus Strategy in a Talent Scarcity Situation – with Lou Adler and John Sumser

In this highly interactive Q&A session, noted HR thought leaders Lou Adler and John Sumser, will offer their take on the rapidly changing world of recruiting.

Despite all of the changes and new technologies available, without the right talent strategy, little will change once everyone has the same tools. Lou and John contend that the when the demand for talent exceeds the supply, you can’t use processes based on the concept that supply exceeds demand. These processes are designed to weed out the weak, not attract the best. In this session, they will explain these ideas, take your questions, and describe his model for attracting the best people available, not just the best who apply.

Topics we’ll cover

1. Can you describe what you mean by a talent scarcity talent acquisition strategy?
2. What do companies need to do to implement a talent scarcity strategy?
3. It seems like hiring managers are a critical participant in the process. What is their role in the whole process and how do you make sure they meet these objectives?
4. What are the two or three things a company, recruiter, or hiring manager would need to do to get started?
5. What are some of the results you seen using this concept?


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About the Speakers:

Lou AdlerLou Adler is the CEO and founder of The Adler Group – a consulting and training firm helping companies upgrade their talent acquisition programs. Adler is the creator of Performance-based Hiring℠ and the author of the Amazon top-10 best-seller, Hire With Your Head (John Wiley & Sons, 3rd Edition, 2007) and The Essential Guide for Hiring & Getting Hired (Workbench Media, 2013). Adler is one of the top bloggers on LinkedIn’s new Influencer program writing about the latest trends in hiring, employment, and recruiting. His articles, quotes and research can now be found in Inc. MagazineBusiness Insider, Bloomberg, and The Wall Street Journal.

John SumserJohn Sumser is the founder, principal author and editor-in-chief of the HRExaminer Online Magazine. John explores the people, technology, ideas and careers of senior leaders in Human Resources and Human Capital. John is the also principal of Two Color Hat where he routinely advises Human Resources, Recruiting Departments and Talent Management teams with product analysis, market segmentation, positioning, strategy and branding guidance.


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