Digital Talent: Find, Recruit and Retain the People your Business Needs in a World of Digital Transformation

  • 4h 25m
  • Matt Alder, Mervyn Dinnen
  • Kogan Page
  • 2022

In a disrupted and technology-enabled world of work, HR professionals' ability to attract, recruit and retain people with digital skills can be the difference between business success and failure.

Digital Talent equips HR with the tools they need to assess what these critical skills are, how to attract the people who have them, keep these people engaged, productive and performing to the best of their abilities. It also provides crucial guidance on how to continuously develop employees, including leaders, to ensure that the organization has the skills it needs both for today and the future.

This book provides advice on how to create new processes that are fit for purpose in the age of digital transformation, build inclusion when digital culture is becoming more prominent and use digital abilities effectively to maximise productivity while maintaining employee wellbeing. Digital Talent is the book on talent that HR , talent acquisition professionals and business leaders need to make sure that their people, and the business as a whole, stay ahead of the competition.

About the Author

Matt Alder is a strategic consultant focusing on innovation and technology in HR and Talent Acquisition. He is the host of Recruiting Future, one of the world's most popular talent acquisition podcasts and over the last 20 years has built a reputation as a global thought leader, working with employers to optimize their digital strategies. He is based in Edinburgh, UK.

Mervyn Dinnen is a researcher, writer, analyst and influencer on HR, Talent and WorkTech trends. Based in London, UK, he partners with HR and Recruitment technology businesses to create thought leadership reports that document the emerging trends impacting the hiring, retention, development and engagement of talent. He was recognized as a Top 100 Global Influencer in HR Technology in 2019, 2020 and 2021, and has also been identified as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Talent & HR Professionals in the UK for 2022.

In this Book

  • About This Book
  • Introduction—Talent Transformation
  • Digital Skills for a Digital Transformation
  • Talent Acquisition
  • The Digital Talent Experience
  • New Thinking around Talent Management
  • Leadership in the Digital Age
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Work Tech
  • The New Future of Work
  • Conclusion—The Digital Talent Journey