Randstad Sourceright 2018 Talent Trends: be a talent navigator

be a talent navigator.

2018 Talent Trends Report

chart a course, take the wheel.

78% of C-suite and talent leaders say that the goal of their talent strategy is to have a measurable impact on business performance.

But as the worker-employer relationship changes, technology integrates with every facet of our lives and the skills gap persists, recruiting and talent management are now more difficult to manage. They are also more critical to organizational success than ever before. To create value and deliver the people who will execute on your company's goals, you must become a talent navigator.

Get your copy of the 2018 Talent Trends Report to read the top 10 trends talent leaders will face this year. Access the intelligence you need to lead your organization down the right path and ahead of its competitors.

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automotive & manufacturing


say talent acquisition strategy is more about total value creation for the company than it is about cost savings — the highest out of the five sectors we report on.

Want to learn more about how this year's trends are impacting this industry?

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banking & financial services


of banking & financial services leaders feel online recruiting takes away the people side of the business.

Want to learn how this perception is trending?

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consumer goods


of consumer goods leaders feel positive about the presence of automation and robotics in the workplace over the next three to five years.

Do you have a clear road map for optimizing automation?

> see the sector infographic

life sciences & healthcare


of life sciences & healthcare leaders say they plan to provide training or reskilling to existing employees to meet changing business needs over the next 12 months.

Are you doing enough to future proof your workforce?

> see the sector infographic

IT & technology


of IT & technology employers report talent analytics play a critical role in sourcing, attracting, engaging and retaining talent — the highest level since we began tracking this sentiment.

Are you using the power of people analytics to become more agile and talent-centric?

> see the sector infographic

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Answer questions from our 2018 Talent Trends survey to see how your company's approach to recruiting, HR technology, artificial intelligence, learning & development and more compare to our global results.


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about Talent Trends

Randstad Sourceright's Talent Trends research is designed to help you understand the issues facing talent leaders everywhere, hone your expertise and guide your organization on its journey toward success. Our 2018 report is based on survey responses from more than 800 C-suite and human capital leaders in 17 countries around the world and includes the top 10 trends you'll have to navigate this year, as well as our 2018 Business Health Index. Download your copy today for the latest data, critical questions, practical examples and actionable tips that will help you set a clear course forward.