market forces

The war for talent is real

Talent remains the #1 business decision executives say they face – it’s an issue that limits your company’s growth. There are now more job openings than people to hire. What could be called “talent scarcity” is leading to fundamental change in recruiting and virtually every other business function. 


We’re at our lowest unemployment rate since 1969.  It’s becoming increasingly hard, time-consuming, and expensive to find the right people— just when you need them most. 


of employees are either actively looking for a job or are open to new opportunities. While you are seeking new employees for new roles, your current employees may be at risk.


of U.S. employers can’t find the skills they need, a 12-year high for talent shortages globally. A variety of industries are experiencing critical skills gaps.

Retention and recruiting are equally critical, and now, the most pressing talent issues. In order to win the war for talent, your people must become a strategic business imperative.

TalenTrust can address this issue by developing a custom Roadmap for Talent Acquisition + Retention. This comprehensive diagnostic report, completed in less than 8 weeks, identifies blind spots and outlines the best practices to mature your talent strategy and processes. The prioritized actions and initiatives – executed by your team or driven by TalenTrust – will help your company recruit and retain the people you need to achieve your business objectives. You’ll gain the confidence to invest in the human capital initiatives that have the greatest impact.

“We got exactly what we wanted. We received a step-by-step analysis of our processes that outlined what we were doing, and explained how it could be improved. It was based on trusted best practices and credible sources. Ultimately, the work of TalenTrust went well beyond just analysis. It was solution-oriented, with realistic and appropriate recommendations.”

Oil & Gas Company Chief Human Resources Officer

No Recruiting Strategy

Your employees are a significant investment. How can you be more strategic in how you find and keep them? 

Human Capital is worth 2X the value of tangible assets – companies spend 40-80% of their gross revenues on compensation and benefits. 

Today, it’s nearly impossible to achieve your goals without the support of strategic HR initiatives. Having a talented and strategic HR partner will give you a competitive edge in both winning and retaining the best people. 

TalenTrust builds you a pipeline of qualified candidates, so you’ll choose from the best people now and in the future. We will find the right people for you to hire, thanks to our proven and holistic approach that treats “recruitment as a sales process.” 

Traditional Recruiting is Broken

Attracting and retaining talent is the #1 concern and biggest business threat for the C-suite, and yet recruiting processes are still hiring people who fail 50% of the time. This is fundamentally not working for companies and candidates.

It’s time for a major shift in the recruiting paradigm.

The talent shortage is putting pressure on HR to become smarter, faster, and more strategic.

Resolve your most critical hiring issues with TalenTrust’s proven process and effective tools for strategic recruitment. Choose from the best candidates with the right skills, experience, and cultural fit, which will increase engagement and retention while reducing turnover at your organization.

Talent & Culture Report Card

Your company’s ability to find and keep people is based on much more than your recruiting tactics. It’s dependent on several interrelated factors. Take this brief quiz to help identify areas of strength and opportunity within your organization’s human capital strategy.

Advice on talent issues? It's in the book.

“Your employment brand is a strategic talent management endeavor that goes well beyond recruitment and must align with your business strategy. It is a long-term effort that permeates every aspect of the employee lifecycle, including recruitment, onboarding, retention, and engagement.”

Kathleen Quinn Votaw, CEO, TalenTrust