Building a sustainable talent pipeline is critical now more than ever. Increasing digitization has led to an influx of new jobs and a corresponding demand for new skills — even as changing demographics exacerbate an ever-decreasing talent supply. At the same time, the rise of the “gig” economy has led to new avenues for talent. As a result, businesses are facing uncertainty both in how to source the skills they need and how they engage multiple types of talent.
Building a talent pipeline in this new environment calls for a fundamental change in perspective, placing collaboration, sharing and community-building above exclusive access — a concept we call “open-source talent.”