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 0333 121 3345.
A part of the country known for the natural beauty of the Yorkshire Dales and the Lincolnshire Woods, Yorkshire and the Humber comprises a number of cities and large towns - like Bradford, Kingston upon Hull, Sheffield, Leeds, Doncaster and Halifax - that offer many opportunities for those seeking Talent Acquisition Manager positions.
The region has long been an important part of the British economy, particularly in terms of industrial capability and scientific innovation.
During the 18th century, Benjamin Huntsman pioneered a new technique for crucible steel. This paved the way for Sheffield to become a major player in the steelworks industry for the next 200 years. Stainless steel was also invented in the region in 1913.
These days, Yorkshire and the Humber is home to a number of large companies, such as Tata Steel Europe, Reckitt Benckiser, Ideal Standard and BAE Systems.
Yorkshire has a rich brewing heritage and is home to some big names such as Thwaites, John Smith’s, and Timothy Taylor, as well as being the home of two market leading tea brands, Tetley and Yorkshire. Yorkshire is also the home of Haribo, and the well-known Roundtree Factory. .
A number of financial services companies also have offices here, particularly in Leeds. These include Direct Line, First Direct and an HSBC call centre, as well as Yorkshire Building Society, Leeds Building Society and Bradford & Bingley.
The head offices for ASDA, Morrisons, Arla Foods UK and Clipper Logistics are also in the area.
As recruitment consultants for the procurement, logistics and supply chain sector, the experts at Cast UK are committed to understanding the requirements of each role and finding the best talent for every position.
If you're looking for a new Talent Acquisition Manager job in Yorkshire and the Humber, get in touch today. We'll be happy to provide the advice you need to take the next step in your career.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Yorkshire and the Humber or source a new job in Yorkshire and the Humber then contact one of our consultant team on 0333 121 3345.
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