Talent Acquisition Trends Within Manufacturing: Why More Organizations are Choosing a Centralized Model

Traditionally, large decentralized manufacturing firms have relied on local HR professionals and hiring managers to fill skilled manufacturing and production roles; particularly leaning on contingent staffing providers, job postings, walk-ins, and referrals to fill positions.

While these methods still have value, conditions in the market have changed significantly, thus forcing organizations to evolve their talent strategy to remain competitive. The evolutionary strategy of centralizing talent acquisition in manufacturing has seen a seismic shift over the past 10 years.