By now, the usual prognosticators have weighed in on what’s to come on the talent acquisition front in 2017. While few trends can ever be predicted with absolute certainty, there’s consensus that the overall demand for talent will exceed supply in many industries, not just in 2017, but beyond.

This needs to be a wake-up call for the many organizations who have yet to focus on revamping their talent acquisition strategies post-recession. Study after study strengthens the case for rethinking recruitment in the face of talent shortages and to create value.

So why have so many businesses been slow to take action? While a sound talent acquisition strategy requires investments, learn which actions you can take now to create a more effective recruitment process.