Buy or Build Talent

Buying talent refers to the use of independent contractors, vendors, and/or contingent employees to fill the talent demand. It is not unusual for firms to hire a contractor to do a particular project.

research both options to build or buy. Then, you will write a paper that includes the following:

An explanation of both staffing strategies: to build talent and to buy talent.

A discussion on the strengths and weaknesses of each approach, including challenges for management and human resources.

Your explanation, after watching the video, “What to expect with interviewing The Zappos Family of Companies (Links to an external site.)” [04:15 min], of whether you would buy or build talent and why.