Managing the balance between organisational and individual expectations | The Talent Tightrope

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It’s all about personalisation in hiring today as demand for candidates becomes ever fiercer. But how can you balance the needs of the organisation and those of the individual? The People Space editorial director Siân Harrington asks Peter Howarth and Ali Rogerson from Armstrong Craven
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Talent today expects a much more individual offer. Both candidates and people already in your business expect more flexibility, more autonomy and a more personalised experience.

In this video, the second in The Talent Tightrope series, Ali Rogerson, global client partner, head of the Americas, and Peter Howarth,  co-managing director at Armstrong Craven, discuss how organisations can create a more individualised experience while not losing sight of the expectations of the organisation.

They offer tips for the candidate engagement, recruitment and interviewing stage plus look at how some businesses are navigating this careful balance today. As Rogerson says: “Candidates are not afraid. They're very emboldened to say what they're looking for to make sure that they get their best career match. So you have to personalise the process more in order to secure those candidates.”

About Ali Rogerson

Ali is a Boston native, leading Armstrong Craven’s client partnerships with North American headquartered healthcare and life sciences companies. She consults with clients to design customised, bespoke people intelligence solutions across all of our service lines, and works internationally. She has worked in the healthcare and life sciences space for 13 years, spending six of those as an executive search agency recruiter for leadership roles and physician executives. her practice includes medical device, pharma, biotech, health technology SaaS, pharmacy, crop science and chemicals

About Peter Howarth

Peter has a background in HR consulting and recruitment and has worked for listed and private equity-backed recruitment companies in leadership roles. As co-managing director at Armstrong Craven he takes a lead on the commercial activities, managing its team of client partners. Through more than 20 years in recruitment and several years in HR consultancy Peter has gained significant experience of successfully managing the performance of commercial teams and re-shaping organisations, as well as leading and developing people.

You can download a transcript of this video here. A longer version of this interview can be found on Armstrong Craven’s site here.

Published 27 July 2022
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