Gartner Research

The State of the Talent Advisor Role for 2019

Published: 18 April 2019

ID: G00708167

Analyst(s): Human Resources Research Team


This report summarizes key benchmarks for the talent advisor role and function within organizations. HR leaders should reference this report to understand talent advisors’ evolving priorities, required skills and development opportunities, based on trends over the last four years.

Table Of Contents

The Talent Advisor Model

Becoming a Talent Advisor

The Recruiting Function

How Organizations Are Investing in Talent Advisors

Talent Advisor Alignment

Talent Advisor Priorities for 2019

Table 1: 2019 Top KIs

Changes to the Talent Advisor Role

Activities Crucial to the Talent Advisor Role

Talent Advisor Time Spend


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