Leading telecommunications company doubles the identified skills per employee

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About the customer

Global telecoms leader

The global networking and telecommunications company is one of the leading suppliers of ICT technology to communication service providers. Employing a workforce of over 80.000 employees strong, with more than 25% of its employees active in the R&D department. The company helps communication service providers prepare for the future with cloud-native software and managed services.

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The challenge

Talent scarcity

The organisation’s core challenge was one of talent scarcity. On the one hand, employees have many external opportunities, as they are the most sought-after profiles in the industry. On the other, there was a limited inflow of new talent due to global scarcity in the labour market.


It was evident that internal mobility was the preferred route to quickly replace staff leaving the company and stop the leaking bucket.

Discover the full telecommunications customer story

Learn more about their core challenges, the solution and the results of this global telecommunications player adopting a skills-based approach to tackle organisational barriers.