Growing talent from within (Guest Commentary)

It’s about refusing to rely on other organizations for training and development
By Brian Kreissl
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/01/2015

Ever since the great recession, employers have become rather spoiled when it comes to acquiring the talent they need. Organizations just aren’t training and developing employees the way they used to and, in many cases, they simply look to the external market for talent. 

With so many people looking for work for so long, employers could afford to be choosy and essentially rely on other companies to train and develop talent for them. But some organizations are starting to realize that can’t continue forever — eventually, they are going to have to start providing adequate training or they aren’t going to have the skills they need.