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Understanding The Big Talent War

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Everything we thought we understood about our talent has changed recently, especially during the pandemic. Every organization, as well as every individual, has undergone a reset and is looking at everything with fresh perspectives. What does this signify for the talent industry? It shows that the game has begun! The struggle for talent has already started, it has arrived on our doorstep, and we must be prepared.

To discuss the ever-increasing talent war, in this podcast, we talk to Prosenjit Mukherjee, Global Head of Human Resources (CHRO) at SCIKEY.

About the Speaker

Prosenjit Mukherjee is the Global Head of Human Resources (CHRO) at SCIKEY, a Global Talent Brand of SRKAY Consulting Group. He comes with 17 years of experience in Global HR and Human Capital Management experience.

During his career, he has established the best of HRD Best Practices in 5 to 6 companies in Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, OD, D&I Practices, Legal & Statutory metrics. He has handled geographies across the Indian subcontinent, US, UK, Asian Countries, and Eastern Europe.

Formulating high-level executive policies related to People & Productivity is his core skill. He created a niche employee competency framework as well. So do trust experience model practices across Globe, which has helped organizations optimize their skill level and ensure smooth revenue progress. He has worked with fortune companies and has been awarded several times at the National and Global Levels and has been rewarded with various CEO Rewards like India's Top HR Tech Leaders 2021-22 by World HRD Congress, Excellence in HR – 2021-22 by Indian Achievers Award Forum, HR40under40, Top 100 HR Minds, etc. Being a Public Speaker, he had the opportunity to share stages with TEDx speakers and be a part of such an esteemed panel.

Prosenjit Mukherjee has done his specialization in Business and Commerce and his Management Course from XLRI. He is an esteemed member of NHRD, SHRM, and Harvard Business Review Groups and is a certified SCIKEY MindMatch® professional.

During his tenure with SRKAY, he has worked as an Agile Coach. He has used his Metacognitive-Induced Learning techniques to regulate the thinking techniques of people via cognitive skills.

Connect with Prosenjit on Linkedin

Show Notes

(01:03) About Prosenjit's journey as an HR professional and his work at SCIKEY.

(13:52) Prosenjit's biggest challenge in the field of HR.

(22:50) The war for talent is a term coined in 1997 (by Steven Hankin of McKinsey & Company), so the word is definitely not new. But in today's workplace, the war for talent is not just challenging; it's downright hard and complex. So for that, we need a new plan for the battle. Here, Prosenjit describes the whole scenario of the great talent war, how it started, and where it is going. Did the battle intensify with the pandemic and the Great Resignation that followed?

(32:59) Businesses spend much money on hiring these days. And still, hiring talent remains the number one concern of CEOs worldwide. Here, Prosenjit highlights some factors in most companies that make hiring the best people a little more difficult.

(41:32) The importance of response management and hiring from locations other than the cities, followed by Prosenjit's end note.

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