The Challenges of Talent Acquisition: Houston-Feast and Famine
Gail Combs Oglesby, Director - Talent Acquisition, Jacobs Engineering Group.
The talent acquisition environment in the oil and gas market is a dichotomy of challenges. The market is flush with candidates with long and storied experiences which sounds great, but how do you manage the volume of candidates and ensure that you get the best of the best? Conversely the pool of millennials is sparse and these candidates have a whole different way of thinking about, and engaging with your employment brand. So what are you to do? This session will focus on the practical things that Talent Acquisition can do today to improve their performance, and that of their organizations by ensuring their strategies address these diverse candidate pools.
During this session, you will:
• Learn the importance of the “story” and how to tell yours,
• Learn the ways in which TA can suffer in a flush market and how to prevent that from happening in your
• Learn more about millennials and how to address their needs during the recruitment process,
• Learn about “click-bait” and how and when to use it and how not to use it.