Your business can start growing sooner rather than later by implementing internal talent mobility solutions. This article will go over the term and the basics of what you need to know.
What Internal Talent Mobility Is
If you work in HR and you’ve found your way to this article, then it’s likely you have a rough idea of what internal talent mobility refers to. For those that don’t, or want a refresher, the term refers to the concept of moving your employees within your business to different roles of the organisation.
This doesn’t mean that they will be moved somewhere that they have no skill set for, you will find that many modern work skills are transferable to several different roles within your business.
This means moving employees around, will allow them to grow these skills, and improve all levels of the business. It’s worth looking into, as it could not only help improve the skills of your employees but improve employee retention levels and save on hiring costs.
Why You Could Grow From It
You will find plenty of opportunities for your business to grow if you implement some form of internal talent mobility. That’s because you will now have an employee base with a diverse set of skills that can tackle multiple problems.
Previously, your business may have had multiple people performing multiple roles, which slows down productivity and can keep costs high. Whereas with a more talented set of employees, you will be able to have them look at problems within your organisation without the need to outsource or employ others.
Having a core set of employees will mean you get to know them over time, and they will get to know more about the business. When they know more about the business, it means that they could find ways to improve the business from the ground up. This will mean you have employees who are not only productive in some different roles but that they can help to grow your business.
You will need to ensure that you have the support of your employees before undergoing a mass change such as this. That’s why you should communicate with them about this idea, and ensure you are doing it right. This Randstad RiseSmart article on internal talent mobility is a great place for you to start to learn more about the solution, and find where to begin.
Benefits Of Your Employees Going Through This
If you have a team of employees that have undergone new opportunities and improve their talent, then you will find you have a more motivated and talented team. It may be that you have employees in one department now spread across two, doing the same amount of work but more diversified with what they’re doing.
Employees who do the same thing every day are employees who can become bored within their workplace. That could be because they don’t get much satisfaction from what they do like they used to, or it could be that they want a new challenge. There are also psychological reasons as to why employees become bored within their workplace, but it will be up to you as a manager or business leader to make them feel more engaged.