This Working Life

Recruiters must dive deeper into the talent pool to find undiscovered candidates

Traditional recruitment models are no longer fit for purpose and the vast majority of great candidates are never even identified for a job; organisations must have a broader, more inclusive approach if they want to avoid staffing failures

Two thirds of Irish employers report that their greatest challenge in 2022 is talent shortages, a concern echoed around the world. Picture: Getty

James Galvin is chief executive of Starcircle, the Irish talent sourcing engine that helps companies scale by accessing pipelines of undiscovered talent

We are faced with a constant stream of buzzword terms about the current jobs market. Shrinking talent pool, the great resignation and the war for talent are just some of them, and they’re enough to give any talent acquisition leader a headache.

They all place the talent pool front and centre, but the ...