Broadening Talent Pathways: How to Make Cross-Sector Mobility Meaningful
Canada’s prosperity depends on high-performing public, private, and nonprofit sectors with the capacity and networks to thrive in today’s complex environment. Research and international experiences demonstrate that employing cross-sector mobility as a talent management tool can help build dynamic, versatile organizations across sectors. Despite the potential benefits of mobility, opportunities in Canada remain undervalued and underutilized.
To better understand how to use talent mobility to enhance organizational performance, the Public Policy Forum engaged leaders across sectors and regions in candid conversations about their diverse career paths and personal experiences with existing initiatives. Based on interviews and roundtable discussions, this report highlights common issues and barriers, as well as design considerations and success factors to help support the development of meaningful mobility initiatives in Canada.