Global Talent Acquisition Day celebrated on the first Wednesday of September, recognizes those who work in talent acquisition. What exactly is talent acquisition? Essentially, it’s the process of finding skilled workers. These skilled workers are either needed to run organizations or to meet labor requirements.
Everyone has a purpose in life and a unique talent to give to others. And when we blend this unique talent with service to others, we experience the ecstasy and exultation of own spirit, which is the ultimate goal of all goals. – Kallam Anji Reddy
If you work in the human resources industry, then you’d be familiar with talent acquisition. Talent acquisition is the process of hiring a professional for a needed company or resource.
HR professionals have a keen eye when it comes to searching for the right kind of people for the right kind of job, which in that position can be difficult at times. That’s why there is a day dedicated just to them and it’s called Global Talent Acquisition Day! Read more to learn about what this holiday is all about and how you can celebrate it.
Talent acquisition takes is a unique profession because they are not only skilled in sourcing tactics, assessments, and standards but also build employment brand standards for companies to work off of.
As a profession, it is closely aligned with marketing, and many global organizations recruit globally through talent acquisition specialists and allow them to craft unique company messages to attract potential employees.
These recruiting professionals often move between agencies, but are solely responsible for sourcing talent and bringing qualified candidates to the company as well as employee retention and career progression.
The holiday itself was created and founded by the KRT Marketing agency, an agency that provides talent acquisition services to companies all over the world. They decided to label “Global Talent Acquisition Day” as an opportunity to recognize talent acquisition professionals for their hard work. According to KRT Marketing, many companies wouldn’t have labor today if it wasn’t for talent acquisition team working hard with companies to ensure new employees.