Prior to the onset of COVID-19, organizations across various sectors were already actively engaged in digital transformation initiatives or ready to embark on the journey that was going to take several years. But COVID-19 came along and accelerated the timeline, forcing all organizations to embrace digital transformation with utmost urgency. In addition to this, the rapid innovation and adoption of new technologies like cloud computing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence is making the skills of current staff obsolete at an accelerated pace.
Given that this skills shortage is a real and growing problem, addressing it and having a winning talent acquisition strategy is critical for succeeding in digital transformation initiatives to survive and thrive in post-COVID, modern delivery world. To achieve this, we need to completely re-think the processes used to identify, attract, retain, and grow talent. We also need to dive into the modern delivery, digital transformation landscape to understand the key drivers and formulate a set of core principles to come up with a winning strategy.
In this white paper, we discuss key drivers shaping the race for talent in a post-COVID world and primary challenges faced by talent acquisition teams.