the randstad talent development program.

Finding and developing the high-quality tech talent you need to build your STEM workforce, complete your most pressing projects and attain your goals.

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build the workforce of the future — today

Tech and engineering skills shortages are being felt by companies in virtually every industry, but with Randstad's talent development program (TDP), you can stop searching for talent and start building what's next for your organization — all while reducing your cost of acquiring hard-to-find talent.

Thanks to our database of over six million STEM candidates, we deliver talent with in-demand skills by upskilling or reskilling them through comprehensive curriculums designed to arm them with the skills they need to deliver meaningful value to your business today.

In short, we don't just find great talent — we create it.

a strategic, focused approach to bridging tech talent gaps

We configure our program to meet your organization's goals and then implement a sourcing strategy that includes:

  • emerging talent from college outreach
  • transitioning military Veterans
  • reskilling/upskilling
  • delivering diverse candidates from a variety of backgrounds

From there, we continually monitor each worker's productivity to assess progress against agreed-upon KPIs. We also leverage continual improvement measures to drive ongoing success.

talent in focus: Salesforce developers

Time-to-fill is increasing for most tech roles today — and when you're rushing to get critical Salesforce projects across the goal line, there's no time to waste. That’s why partnering with Randstad delivers value. We’ll do the heavy lifting to ensure you have the highest-quality Salesforce developers on your team, in addition to all the other STEM talent you need.
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talent in focus: FPGA engineers

Need to land hard-to-find engineering talent for your next mission-critical FPGA project? We’re here to help, and our capabilities go way beyond delivering resources just in the nick of time. When you lean on our TDP, we’ll ensure your projects wrap on time — and you’ll start building your future workforce today.

focused skill sets

We arm candidates with a variety of today's in-demand skills, including:

  • AEM development
  • automation (RPA)
  • embedded engineering
  • FPGA development and testing
  • Salesforce development
  • service desk skills
Focused Skill Sets

is the TDP right for you?

  • Do you struggle to find a consistent pipeline of talent with hard-to-find skills who will also stay on-project — regardless of cost?
  • Need to upskill existing workforce to align with new technologies?
  • Is it hard to find an alternative to traditional, external recruiting to infuse new talent into your current workforce?
  • Do you need to reduce internal overhead for screening, onboarding, training and personnel and/or technical management?
  • Do you need a flexible delivery/resource model to account for peaks and valleys in demand?
  • Are you searching for a cost-sustainable alternative to offshore or expensive, senior-level onshore talent?
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TDP delivery method

Our talent development program integrates resourcing strategy, talent preparation and education, engagement performance and progression.

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resourcing strategy

configure program to meet organization's goals

implement sourcing strategy to include:

  • emerging talent from college outreach
  • transitioning military veterans
  • reskill / upskill
  • recruitment engine

identify required skills and align to project and workforce objectives:

  • project
  • long-term contingent workforce
  • future internal/employee resources
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talent preparation and education

provide upskill/reskill training to support our talent's development and align to clients' needs

develop customized onboarding training specific to clients' methodologies and processes

align training with performance and long-term objectives

talent development program
engagement performance and progression engagement performance and progression

engagement performance and progression

deliver on project objectives

monitor contributions and productivity to assess progress against performance and stated goals

implement continual improvement measures to drive ongoing success

provide ongoing technical training and potential certification

resourcing strategy

configure program to meet organization's goals

implement sourcing strategy to include:

  • emerging talent from college outreach
  • transitioning military veterans
  • reskill / upskill
  • recruitment engine

identify required skills and align to project and workforce objectives:

  • project
  • long-term contingent workforce
  • future internal/employee resources

resourcing strategy

configure program to meet organization's goals

implement sourcing strategy to include:

  • emerging talent from college outreach
  • transitioning military veterans
  • reskill / upskill
  • recruitment engine

identify required skills and align to project and workforce objectives:

  • project
  • long-term contingent workforce
  • future internal/employee resources

talent preparation and education

provide upskill/reskill training to support our talent's development and align to clients' needs

develop customized onboarding training specific to clients' methodologies and processes

align training with performance and long-term objectives

engagement performance and progression

deliver on project objectives

monitor contributions and productivity to assess progress against performance and stated goals

implement continual improvement measures to drive ongoing success

provide ongoing technical training and potential certification

see the TDP in action

retail giant

At the height of the pandemic, a retail leader needed to hire and onboard a raft of IT hires to cope with a surge in e-commerce order. To help them upgrade their web and mobile shopping experiences and provide ongoing support for these functions, Randstad quickly sprang into action.

The solution included:

  • hiring a class of recent computer science graduates
  • training them on agile, SAFe, scrum, kanban, JavaScript and GitHub
  • providing additional training on AEM, Hybris or SDET, depending on their assignment

honeywell

Building on an existing recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) program with Randstad, Honeywell turned to our Veteran Center of Excellence for support organizing, improving and managing its Veteran recruitment efforts.

Highlights of the engagement include:

  • generating 867 Veteran candidates in the first quarter of the year, a 46 percent improvement over the prior year
  • delivering 301 Veteran hires in the first quarter of the year
  • improving year-over-year Veteran hiring by 600 percent

fortune 100 pharmaceutical and medical products company

High demand/low supply of talent in the area of intelligent automation threatened this client’s ability to complete all of their planned Robotic Process Automation (RPA) initiatives. They turned to Randstad Technologies for help in filling these hard-to-fill slots.

Results of this effort include:

  • identifying a pool of experienced developers eager to develop intelligent automation skills
  • thirty-three-day training program on Automation Anywhere that incorporated traditional learning sessions with paired programming. After this training, the developers were given individual work assignments
  • filling 18 RPA slots with lower-cost developers who successfully completed the RPA training sessions

global beverage company

This client needed a number of analysts, project managers and software developers with varying skill levels. They wanted a pool of workers consisting of recent college graduates and Veterans. These new workers would need job-specific coaching and training.

The solution involved:

  • creating the resource strategy and handling talent selection and onboarding
  • establishing training programs to help talent acquire specific skills
  • ongoing governance and recommendations for continual service improvements

our strategic learning partners

We've established relationships with training leaders in the tech space to offer a variety of reskilling and upskilling options. These range from tailored technical training aimed at filling your organization's immediate needs to long-term apprenticeship-style programs for our military Veterans.

Some of our partners include:

AI Apprenticeship

The AI Academy is a DOL-funded program to upskill and reskill workers specially designed for people from underrepresented groups, Veterans and other transitioning military populations. While completing coursework for one or both of the Basic or Advanced pathways, apprentices will work at least 20 hours per week alongside an AI professional in the industry.

Cisco CyberVetsUSA and Net Academy

This program identifies, trains and helps find next-generation tech jobs for Veterans and transitioning members of the military.

DevelopIntelligence

The curriculum focuses on software development, open-source technologies, and technology leadership development. The DeveloperAcademy boot camp approach is proven to transform and build teams on emerging technologies.

Microsoft MSSA Program

After receiving training for careers in cloud development, cloud administration, cybersecurity administration or database and business intelligence administration, graduates can interview with Microsoft or one of their hiring partners.

Purdue Cybersecurity Program

With tuition covered by their employer, participants get paid industry experience and training. Graduates earn either an associate degree in IT or a B.S. in cybersecurity from Purdue Global.

REVup

In partnership with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and sponsored by Randstad Technologies Group, REVup is designed to enhance our ability to recruit and retain talent by engaging diverse collegiate populations, empowering students with the knowledge and skills to support future career-plan development and creating meaningful relationships and growth opportunities for Randstad, as well as its employees and interns.

Udemy

Our partnership with Udemy offers Randstad talent free learning opportunities, as well as guided upskilling licenses. Udemy offers courses across critical business, personal development and soft skills, as well as covers technical certification tracks with courses and exam prep skills on topics like AWS, Cloud, CCSIP, PHP, MEAN, Python, AI, machine learning, CISA, CISM, CEH and many others.

Learn more about Randstad's commitment to skilling, and see all the ways we're working to build a workforce where skills gaps are a thing of the past.

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