Identify the thought leaders in your industry and then formulate a plan to attract them or those like them.
Tie your talent decisions to your strategy by identifying the changes that you will we make to your company in the next five years that will necessitate a different kind or level of talent than you currently have.
Pinpoint the changes to the industry or market that will require a different kind of talent in your organization.
Ask yourselves what winning-move changes your competitors could make to their talent pool that would put you in jeopardy.
Develop an ongoing plan of constant improvement to make your company one of the best places to work.
Get the word out that you are the best place to work in your industry.
Encourage senior leaders to build their personal brands in your industry so that people will decide to work for them, not just the organization.