The word talent is used in recruitment for a reason. It’s not difficult to fill vacancies with employees, but choosing those with the specific qualities required is an art. Most companies go through a phase in their growth when they have high staff turnover because they can’t quite find the right people or because the recruitment process overlooks how good a match the candidate and the company are. It’s bad news for businesses, as they have to go through training and handover multiple times, and teams can be disrupted.
Talent acquisition managers are there to ensure that vacancies that open up within a company are filled by candidates who fit like jigsaw pieces into the role. The secret to successful placement is building a talent pipeline that flows smoothly and takes into consideration the company’s strategic plans. By appointing employees based on a methodical and considered process, the talent acquisition manager can secure employees who match the requirements and culture within the business, saving the company recruitment expenses and providing rewarding careers to enthusiastic people.
A background in recruitment is a clear advantage for the role. Companies taking the step of creating or maintaining a dedicated talent acquisition manager will not be interested in recruitment experience that does not consider the long-term picture within the company. They want a manager who has the company’s strategic plans in mind when seeking to fill vacancies. To that end, if you can demonstrate the lengths you have gone to to ensure a company’s staffing is optimal, and provide evidence of successful placements and minimal employee churn, you could make a great talent acquisition manager.
Because all sectors are different, it’s possible that experience in the specific sector that the company operates in will be a key requirement of the role. A deep understanding of the sector and how it recruits, plus some great ideas about securing talent in the company could help a person with only junior or HR team management experience to land the job.
Cast UK is a company that shares the aims of its clients – to fill vacancies with the right people. We are not a collector and forwarder of CVs; we assess every role and seek out the most appropriate people to fill them. When an employer gets a list of potential candidates from Cast UK, they can be assured that it will contain only appropriate people thanks to our experienced consultants putting all applicants through a thorough assessment process.
It is this professional approach that has made Cast UK the first stop for companies looking to fill management and executive roles in HR. If you’re looking to become a talent acquisition manager or to appoint one, call us today on 0161 825 0825.
Stockton-on-Tees is a large town to the west of Middlesbrough, which is historically notable as being one end of the Stockton and Darlington Railway, the first commercial railway in the world, which opened in 1825. The railway wasn’t built for fun, though – Stockton was an important industrialised town that had a thriving shipbuilding industry as well as a market that attracted people from miles around. Other industries connected to shipbuilding, such as rope-making and sail-making, also prospered. Two years after the railway was opened, in 1827, another world-changing event took place in Stockton – the strikeable match was invented by local chemist John Walker.
Heavy industry declined in the post-war period, and Stockton residents were more likely to commute to Middlesbrough, Hartlepool or Darlington to work than to work close to home. However in the 1990s and 2000s there was a good deal of redevelopment, with business parks being constructed and a new industry – the call centre – making an appearance here, along with other North East towns and cities. The friendly nature of the local accents is often cited as one of the reasons for the concentration of call centres in this area.
In 2012 Stockton-on-Tees became one of Mary Portas’s twelve “Portas Pilot” town centres which are set for regeneration via some government cash and a sprinkling of expertise. The regeneration is hoped to create new jobs and give the retail sector a boost, which could be good news for anyone looking for a Talent Acquisition Manager job in the town. With plenty of heavy industry in the immediate vicinity, it’s definitely worth having a local search, too.
If you’d like more information on the Talent Acquisition Manager positions in Stockton-on-Tees or anywhere else in the country, do get in touch with Cast UK so we can talk about what’s on offer. Our regional specialists can provide detailed information about the potential employers, the available job types and the average salary that you can expect to earn. We work with clients and applicants from across the country, and try our best to fill each position with the best talent available.
With a wealth of experience in the procurement, logistics and supply chain fields, Cast UK’s team of recruitment consultants understands what it takes to be a successful candidate for every vacancy.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Stockton-on-Tees or source a new job in Stockton-on-Tees then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
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