Talent Insight enables better decision-making by providing critical evidence about the talent market. Our team gathers real-time data from a variety of data sources and relevant talent pools on hiring, locations, employer brand, compensation, and more. We uncover hidden insights through confidential interviews with hard-to-reach talent to give your talent strategy a competitive edge.
Talent Insight Use Cases
Talent Pool Sizing & Skills Evaluation
Assessing the size and location of talent hubs in relation to specific skills and/or geographies, including potential growth projections. Primarily based on secondary research.
Identification and/or ranking of locations as potential hubs for specific skill sets. Comprising both primary and secondary talent research to assess candidate availability, salary costs, competitors, commuting trends, ease of hiring, cost of living, competition for talent.
Analysis of competitor operations relating to business units, functions, and geographies. Delivered via primary and secondary talent research, this talent insight allows clients to understand, and benchmark against, their competitors in the marketplace.
The sourcing of bespoke and highly specific salary data relating to roles, functions, skills, industries and geographies. This talent insight brings together published secondary data with primary data gathered via interviews and online survey methods.
Reputation and Employer Branding
A solution to help you understand how you are viewed in the market by the talent you need to attract. These talent research projects are often used to improve talent attraction or to counter attrition. They help you to understand niche, in-demand or hard-to-find talent pools and provide clarity ahead of recruitment activity on how best to engage and get interest from these people.
Talent Motivation Studies
Talent research to uncover the key factors that motivate individuals within specific functions, or geographies. Covering remuneration, job-seeking habits, career motivating factors, employers of choice, perception of client, openness to relocation and future opportunities. These insight projects are predominantly delivered via primary research, interviews and online surveys.
Organisational Design Analysis
These talent insight projects involve charting and analysis of organisational structures within specific organisations to help feed into your own org design strategies. Based on primary and secondary research, they include the analysis of structures and organisational design trends - best practice, pitfalls to avoid and how you compare to your competitors.
Digital Replaceability Analysis
Analysis of existing skill sets and current and future skills gaps, against the likely levels of talent competition, informing reskilling recommendations to support the development of a future-fit workforce. Armstrong Craven can provide data on likelihood of career path transitions, based on historic talent dynamics, along with cost and time required to reskill.
Addressing the Gender Imbalance in Tech
There’s a shift underway - corporate gender diversity conversations have progressed from how to increase the number of females in historically male-dominated functions/industries to how to achieve true gender parity at every level of organisations. There’s a long way to go.
Discovering Green Skills with Strategic Talent Insights
Renewable Energy or Green Energy is helping to reduce emissions and move us to a lower carbon world. Billions of dollars are being spent on green technology as organizations strive to find carbon-neutral solutions. This is leading to a global skills shortage, as well as a demand for new skills that we are yet to understand.
Talent Research into the Effectiveness of a Leadership Team
Our work in the field marketing industry, focussed on identifying the drivers of high-performance and benchmarking leadership performance against competitors.