Transferable Skills: Sourcing Candidates from In-Demand Industries

In a changing job market, businesses hiring as a result of high demand can look to recruit people from outside of their current industry, by understanding which transferable skills are the most relevant. Recent research conducted by Totaljobs has found the most compatible industries when it comes to skills, so employers can recruit staff with these in mind and find people who can hit the ground running.

Shifting from an experience to skills-led hiring approach can add significant benefits to your business and businesses looking outside of their existing industries can reap the rewards of new perspectives, approaches and diversity of thought as well as making the most of transferable skills.

In this interactive panel discussion, we discussed the benefits of opening your talent pool to those outside your industry, key considerations for success as well as the results of some extensive research into the most transferable industries and skills for each hiring sector.

Topics Discussed
  • Business benefits for a skills-led hiring approach
  • How to get stakeholder buy-in and education
  • Attraction methodologies & tools
  • How to identify, assess and screen for transferable skills
  • …and much more!
Who Spoke

William Kendrick

Strategic Account Director
Event Partner

Totaljobs is the largest and fastest growing job board in the UK. With a head office in London, Totaljobs also benefits from regional expertise with offices based in Birmingham, Cardiff, Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham and Glasgow. In turn, Totaljobs Group Ltd is a significant division of StepStone, and a subsidiary of Axel Springer Digital Classifieds.

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