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Market Insight: Get Ready for the Talent Acquisition Value Equation — Beyond Time to Hire, to Right Hire and Candidate Experience

Published: 06 December 2016

ID: G00314825

Analyst(s): John Kostoulas


Talent acquisition focus is shifting from operational fulfilment (time to hire) to hiring quality (right hire) and candidate experience. To drive customer acquisition and retention, technology strategic planners at HCM vendors must ensure their solutions reflect this new balance of needs.

Table Of Contents


  • How Technology Can Support Right Hire
  • How Technology Can Support Candidate Experience

Background and Context

  • A Focus on Talent Needs and the Changing Job Market Drive a Need for More Technology in Talent Acquisition

The Impact

  • Vendors Need a Holistic Talent Acquisition Offering
  • Positioning Has to Target Additional Buyer Criteria and Audience
  • More Disruption Is on the Way


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