Published: 15 July 2018
Analyst(s): Information Risk Research Team
Digitization increases the demand for security expertise and requires security staff to play a more diverse range of roles. Leading CISOs recognize that recruiting talent in this environment requires expanding the talent pool through a variety of discrete tactics.
Navigate Security Recruiting Challenges by Expanding Your Talent Pool
1. Make Hiring Requirements More Realistic
Tactic 1: Don’t Overlook Competencies in Your Hiring Process
Tactic 2: Identify Adjacent Search Criteria
2. Embrace Diversity by Hiring from Nontraditional Sources
3. Look Beyond Those Actively Searching for Jobs
4. Build and Promote an Effective Employee Value Proposition
Confront Your Static Brand Challenges
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