Case Study

Case Study: REA And Reece Accelerate Access To Tech Talent

Alternative Talent Pools Help Address Talent Scarcity And Bend The Skills Supply Curve

June 4th, 2024
With contributors:
Frederic Giron , Chiara Bragato , Bill Nagel


The tech talent crunch is really a double disruption, as old jobs disappear and new ones are constantly created. Finding and developing talent to fill these changing positions is a challenge, particularly in a shifting economy. Leaders who continue to rely on traditional role-based workforce planning and talent management will be left behind when it comes to meeting future demand. An underutilized method to ensure the flow of new tech talent is to educate or retrain existing staff to become the new face of technology. This report describes how two leading Australian firms, REA Group and Reece Group, partnered with Holberton School to boost their access to relevant tech talent.

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