Paying attention to the details to secure a talented HR professional with a complex combination of skills
Worldwide publishers Taylor & Francis were implementing a new platform to manage their career pathways and succession planning. This critical role required a combination of HR expertise and impeccable stakeholder engagement, project management and integration experience.
A knowledgeable HR professional experienced in integrating and implementing talent management systems, to help create a new platform combining analysis of performance and skills with career pathing and succession
A specialist and trusted supplier with a proven track record who would be able to understand this innovative brief and engage with candidates in a niche talent pool to secure their interest
A structured and well-organised recruitment process including stakeholders from the UK, Canada and the USA
Referred by their parent company Informa, Taylor & Francis approached us with confidence
Convening key contacts across various time zones, we held a comprehensive initial briefing call to ensure no details were overlooked so that we could confidently represent the organisation’s culture and requirement
Recognising the challenge of identifying the limited number of candidates who could fulfil this requirement, we launched a campaign across all our advertising channels alongside database searches and recommendation requests
Of the initial four candidates we submitted, each with a covering note highlighting their matching skills and experience, one was immediately chosen for interview
Having already ensured all candidates were available for interview, we could quickly set up interviews with Global VPs and a Learning & Technology Manager
The successful candidate received an offer the next day (total end-to-end recruitment timeline was just eight days)
Our care and attention to detail in briefing candidates ensured an efficient process that quickly succeeded in securing a highly-talented HR Professional
"Attentive and experienced, this is a team that truly work as a team. For me Venn Group stand out as one in a million"
HR Programme Manager