The world more than even before is very hungry for digital and technical talents. Ever since the imminent transition, into the digital age, all across the globe, business leaders, in almost, all industries, have been facing the problem of recruiting, the best digital talents, to enable their organisations set the motion, for the future of work.
The workspace of the future will be largely influenced by technologies, such as quantum computing, big data, robotics, virtual reality, machine learning, blockchain and artificial intelligence. These modern trends are shaping the future of the business ecosystem.
Attracting the best and the right talents, to compete, successfully, in this present digital age, organisations must be ready, to explore beyond the approach, of sourcing, traditionally. Trying to fine-tune old recruiting methods, would not guarantee you, the results you want, in this new digital age, but rather, the dynamics, of the talent marketplace, requires, finding and sourcing for them, through partnership, sharing and creating a community.
This approach is, best described, as an “open-source talent” and it has, for long, changed the dynamics, of getting the best results, for talent hunt, in a competitive market. In a 2018 report, from Open Source Jobs, based on ‘The Linux Foundation and Dice’, hiring open source talent, increased from 76 per cent, in 2017.
These days, small companies, trying to get into a similar talent pool, as the big tech companies have a wide recruiting challenge to surmount. More difficult, if your start-up is, not dynamic and still holds on, to traditional approaches. Traditional organisations are seeking ways to sort out and attract young and dynamic digital talents and simultaneously, compete with reputable tech giants and innovative disruptors.
Beyond the advent of the digital age that, warranted the necessity, of strong competition, in the talent market, organisations need the services, of people that, understand the dynamics of, effectively, working, with a business model that is, customer-centered and integrates operations.
These companies, need talents, to help drive changes, as well as, those that, can support in partnership. The scarcity of such tech talents is, compounded, by the changes, in the demographics, in terms of the demands, coming from employees. It is quite different, from what it was, generations back. Over the years, certain values appeared to have changed.
This new generation of young tech talents is moved by getting to achieve their aspirations and recognition. They want more flexibility and adaptable career path, preferring to be in control of their own professional life. In view of this, a lot more pragmatic approach should be employed in the processes of recruiting to easily appeal to a multiplex and manifold tech talent ecosystem.
As it stands, however, each tech company has the exclusive ownership of the top tech talents and this describes a situation where the victory for one company spells a loss for the other.
This is no doubt, the case, for many jobs out there, however, in a market where, — Finish Reading on the Punch