The term ‘poaching’ is a rather dramatic word to describe head-hunting, recruiting from competitors. While it is debatable whether poaching is an ethical practice, the fact remains that one of the norms of hiring is searching for people who have a strong bank of relevant knowledge and experience. Both employer and employee perceive lateral movement within competing firms as a strategic career-advancing method.
An example, in point, is highlighted in this infographic which examines cases of how 15 Tech companies hire from other tech companies – and which companies are ‘rivals’ for the top ‘poacher’ slot!
Infographic by – Talentful