The Talent Pool in a Nutshell

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AIHR Learning Bite: The Talent Pool in a Nutshell

A talent pool is a database that holds the profiles of all the people who are interested in your organization. A talent pool can act as a safety net: Whenever you see yourself faced with an unexpected, sudden departure, having a talent pool can save you. It’s the first place you can look for qualified candidates and if you are lucky, you won’t need to launch a full (and often long and painful) recruitment process.

A talent pool is also an excellent way to access passive candidates, facilitate strategic workforce planning, and build your employer brand. 

To maintain a talent pool, it is advised to regularly browse through your talent pool, remember and consider former employees, add internal talent, fill in difficult positions, and engage with personalized content.

Find out more in our in-depth article on the talent pool.

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