As it becomes more difficult to find top talent, the last thing companies want is to go through the trouble (and costs) of recruiting “new” individuals, only to see them leave shortly thereafter. And the reason so many employees leave so soon after they are hired is often due to an unhappiness and disconnection from what they thought their new employer was all about. In other words, disengagement. As discovered in Gallup’s recent survey on worldwide engagement trends, a mere 13% of employees are engaged at work, meaning the vast majority of employees are actively disengaged. That’s a lot of unhappiness.Read more
“Here's a recruiting riddle: What costs more but often works worse? Outside hires.”
Rachel Emma Silverman and Lauren Weber for the Wall Street Journal
Internal mobility, talent mobility, internal career programs, the name you choose to call it is not as important as the concept it conveys. Internal mobility programs are designed to move talent from role to role within the company. Industry leading companies like McGraw Hill, Sodexo, and Google are leveraging internal mobility programs for their benefit and you should be too.