BH202 The Talent Gap: Find out why it exists and how to fix it




Course Description

Talent Acquisition is now an integral part of strategic planning, tied to business and growth targets. Almost 60% of CEOs report plans to hire in the next 12 months. The challenge is finding and retaining the right mix of employees as companies cope with an acute mismatch problem: talent shortages and high unemployment. The shortage impacts corporate profitability and companies are unable to pursue new market opportunities because of talent constraints.

While some companies say they are changing strategies around talent management, only the most forward looking will take actions to deliver real competitive advantage. In this informative one-day seminar, find out what you can do to solve the talent problem.

What You Cover

  • How the talent shortage is different from the past and what labor supply trends indicate for the future
  • What practices are proving to be most worthwhile
  • How to know if your business will be impacted
  • What successful businesses are doing to address these challenges

How You Benefit

  • Earn 6 General HRCI Credits
  • Concrete tools for anlayzing risks
  • Examples of alternative strategies
  • How the PSU HR certificate program can help strengthen your department
  • Recommended readings and good networking opportunities


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