All companies, regardless of industry, recognize that technology has become a competitive differentiator. Yet the challenge of filling technical skills needs has become more complex as companies’ internal IT divisions deploy and support an increasing number of legacy and cutting edge technologies. In this HCI Keynote, Kate Day, Vice President of Global Workforce Enablement, and Erica Langdon, Director of Talent Acquisition at MetLife describe how this global insurance and financial services firm is solving this challenge by integrating their recruitment and learning strategies for IT talent.
- Translating your firm’s technology talent needs for recruiters by asking hiring managers and leaders the right questions.
- Using assessments to select for aptitude when hiring early stage technical talent with little work experience.
- Developing integrated systems and processes to ensure seamless hand-offs between talent acquisition and talent management.
- Building an internal corporate university to help newly hired IT workers ramp up quickly to productivity.