The hiring process in some companies focuses on external candidates. The professionals in these companies who are responsible for hiring might be more passionate about external talent than the potential internal candidates, and their recruiters more likely search for the talent outside the company. There should be a balance between external and internal hiring especially if you are following a talent management policy to identify and retain your talents.
Changing your company culture for talent acquisition from an external focus to internal is a long and challenging journey. It includes setting and following principles across the board, involving the top management and all your employees. I will explain my suggestions below. Continue reading