TALiNT Benchmark Programme 2021
Life Sciences and Healthcare

The global pandemic has brought mixed blessings for the Pharmaceutical industry and Life Sciences more widely. 


2020 shone a spotlight on the industry with pressure to develop and release a vaccine. The challenge created huge demand for interim resource in research, development and testing, as well as in technology and the expansion of AI capability in order to lessen testing and analysis timescales.


Whilst doing a great deal to bring new talent into Life Sciences, which will continue for some time, many employees have been redeployed, or furloughed, as other projects were put on hold. Agility, flexibility and a firm understanding of the existing skills within the workforce have become critical to the sectors ability to respond on a global scale. How will the industry compete in the new digital age which has been accelerated by COVID-19?


The TALiNT Partners Benchmark tool takes you through a rigorous review of the core elements of your TA strategy from planning to delivery and evaluation.  As part of our TALiNT Advantage Programme, participants can use their Benchmark results to assess the maturity of your talent solution and identify priorities for continuous improvement projects to meet the needs of your stakeholders.

The TALiNT Benchmark Programme          To find out more, contact:

Debra Sparshott
Employer Programme Director


The Advantage Programme

Over the last twelve months we have engaged with a wide range of different organisations to understand how we can deliver a tailored, targeted and on-demand additional resource for tasks and small projects which are often time sensitive and business critical and require additional resource.

Be in Good Company

The TALiNT benchmark programme is open to any private or public sector organisation looking to improve its performance within talent acquisition.

Jason Wisniewski – Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

“This is a great temperature check for benchmarking resourcing activities against peers in the public sector. I have found this really useful to support business cases when you require further investment on staff or resources. It shows where improvements are most needed to drive performance.”

Ben Gledhill, Interim Head of Resourcing Transformation, Anglian Water

“I like the style of the questions; they are pitched at the right level, but the assessment is simple to use. The metrics are valid and overall I think it’s a refreshing change.”

Craig Morgans, Head of Talent Acquisition, HR Shared Services, Learning & Development, AA

“The assessments were straight forward and certainly made me think! There’s obviously some areas which we’re very good at, but by completing the assessment it’s already clarified we still have some areas for development – both as a team and an organisation.”

Jeff Uden, Head of Talent, Iceland

“TALiNT Partners’ Benchmark Programme has been an important tool in prioritising our TA strategy. The range and depth of the questions helps create quality debate and discussion within the team. Its facility to now help me understand how we compare to other organisations within our sector makes it even more valuable.”


Aerospace and Defence
Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation
Building and Construction
Commercial and Retail Banking
Consumer Goods
Energy and Oil
Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences
HR and Recruitment
Insurance, Fund Management and Investment Management
Investment Banking
Legal – Large Firms
Legal – Midmarket
Management Consulting
Manufacturing and Engineeering
Media and Advertising
Medical Devices
Not for Profit and Charity
Property and Real Estate Activities
Public Sector
Retail – Food
Retail – Luxury and High End
Retail – High Street
Restaurants, Hospitality, Food & Drink
Software and IT Services
Support Services – Professional and Scientific
Support Services – Admin and Support
Telecomms and Tech
Tourism, Travel and Leisure
Trade Bodies
Transport and Storage