Catalyte digital media apprentices started billable work twice as quickly as their peers
With a 20% increase in billings, Just Global struggled to keep up with hiring demands. High turnover common to the industry also meant that the agency was spending extra resources and funds on recruiting new talent that often left after a short period. Just Global turned to Catalyte to deliver job-ready talent that would arrive trained in the tools used by their digital media department.
Faster time to billable hours
Catalyte digital media apprentices had the technical and interpersonal skills to start delivering value to the agency on day one. This resulted in a shorter onboarding period before beginning to bill clients for work. On average, Catalyte apprentices began billable work twice as quickly as their entry-level peers from traditional backgrounds, resulting in a profit to the agency during that period.
Return on investment
Contracting and hiring Catalyte apprentices resulted in significant cost savings to the agency. Due to Catalyte propriety talent discovery, development and deployment processes, the agency was able to reduce recruitment costs were less while increasing speed to hire and quality. The apprentices required less training, reducing the need for ramp up or continued on-the-job training. And they stayed with the agency longer than their peers, reducing overall department turnover and additional recruitment costs. As a result of this ROI, Just Global committed to continue filling future vacancies with Catalyte employees.
Talent pipeline alleviates attrition risks
The ability to have a repeatable way to replace departing associates with vetted, high-quality talent was a game changer for Just Global. Now, instead of waiting until someone left, it’s able to “pre-fill” that position with a Catalyte apprentice. This talent pipeline meant that Just Global could invest in growing its business and not have to compete with others just to break even in the attrition game.
Faster ramp to productivity
Increased revenue for the agency
Permanent digital media talent pipeline
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