Nick Mortimer features in Silicon Canals
The future of work is flexible and remote and recruiters are embracing the idea.
In its Future of Work Trends for 2023, Gartner predicts “Quiet hiring” will be a major trend as it offers new ways for companies to find in-demand talent.
Quiet hiring, a new spin on viral LinkedIn topic “Quiet Quitting,” will see HR leaders find new skills and capabilities without adding new full-time roles in the organisation. According to Gartner, this trend will manifest in the form of a focus on internal talent mobility, upskilling opportunities for existing employees, and alternate approaches like leveraging alumni networks and gig workers, to flexibly bring talent as needed.
As recruiters become job seekers, tech companies can relook at their recruitment and hiring strategies.
“We’re seeing a mixed bag across our client portfolio from those impacted by a conservative funding environment having to pause their hiring and bigger organisations making cuts due to shareholder pressures,” says Nick Mortimer, Regional Director (Europe) at Troi.
He adds, “[There is] a general ‘paralysis’ as companies look to see where things land. On the plus side, we’re seeing new clients with ambitious hiring plans in 2023 so things seem more positive than before Christmas.”
This changing scenario will arguably drive employers towards non-traditional recruitment. Troi’s monthly subscription model with a flat fee (regardless of the number of hires) could become a silver lining in a market that is bracing for rapid changes on hiring as well as the economic front.
Read the full article in Silicon Canals.