The Big Disconnect in Your Talent Strategy and How to Fix It

Harvard Business

HR systems emphasize long-term relationships and high performance, with big investments in selection and development, amortized over a long career. This leaves operating managers, the ultimate “consumers” of talent, to choose between two talent acquisitions methods (or “sourcing channels”): Either engage HR to acquire employees or engage Procurement to acquire contingent workers. Marion Barraud for HBR.