At first glance, recruiting and talent acquisition might seem like the same thing — both involve finding technology consultants and IT talent and placing those consultants in open positions. That, however, is where the similarities end. What’s the difference? Here are two quick definitions:
Recently, I started leading the Talent Acquisition Team at Omni and have been amazed by the hard work and dedication of our seasoned recruiters. Their role is more than filling vacancies – they focus on finding long-term candidates for positions that require a specific skill set. They are passionate about working with each candidate to make sure a match is the best possible fit for both the candidate and the client. Here’s a story that demonstrates this dedication.
In today’s fast paced market, if a software company grows only 20% it faces a 92% chance that it will not even exist within 3 years (Mckinsey). In other industries, a 20% growth rate is fantastic, in software it is near certain death. Additionally, market pressure for efficiency and productivity is driving up revenue per employee figures (Tomasz Tunguz) across the industry.