Talent Mapping

Talent mapping is a strategic approach used by organisations to plan for their future talent needs. It involves identifying key positions, assessing current staff capabilities, and evaluating external talent pools to understand where gaps might exist. The aim is to ensure that there is a match between the organisation’s long-term goals and the skills and career trajectories of its current and potential employees.

The importance of talent mapping extends beyond mere recruitment. It allows for more informed decisions in succession planning, internal promotions, and development programmes. In an ever-changing business landscape, having a robust talent mapping strategy ensures that you’re prepared for shifts in market demands, technological changes, and internal restructures.

Typically, talent mapping is a multi-step process:

  1. Identify Key Roles: Start by pinpointing which positions are critical for the organisation’s success.

  2. Assess Internal Talent: Evaluate the skills, experience, and potential of current employees against the needs of these roles.

  3. Analyse External Talent Pool: Examine the broader labour market to understand what skills are available and at what cost.

  4. Gap Analysis: Determine where there are shortcomings in your current talent pool and formulate plans to address them.

  5. Action Planning: Finally, create targeted development plans for internal staff and sourcing strategies for external hires.

By taking a comprehensive view of talent needs, talent mapping supports more effective workforce planning and enhances the organisation’s competitive edge.

From technology to healthcare, talent mapping is versatile and can be adapted to any industry’s unique requirements. The granularity of the process can also be tailored—ranging from mapping talents for specific projects to organisational-wide strategies.

Our talent mapping solution is designed to set your organisation up for long-term success

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