In the World of Talent Acquisition, You Need These Expert Insights

By Heather Huhman

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Believe it or not, your employees are your secret weapon when it comes to finding and recruiting qualified job seekers. Employee referral programs are great for combatting high turnover and developing an engaged team. However, the responsibility doesn’t fall solely on your staff.

Hiring professionals need to identify which hires succeed and which ones fail in order to improve retention rates. When you understand what problems you have, you can take the necessary steps to find a long lasting solution that works for you.

What kinds of solutions work for improving recruitment strategies?

The infographic below -- compiled by RolePoint, a complete social recruiting suite -- defines some of the most common problems that plague companies. It also provides expert insights into how employers are successfully improving quality of hire and contributing to company growth.

Here are some highlights:

  • Turnover can cost 150% of the annual salary of the associated position.
  • 82% of job seekers feel that seeing the team structure and where the job fits into the organization is important.
  • 23% of job seekers would never apply for a job at a company again if they experienced issues while filling out an online application.
  • 63% of companies follow a documented employee referral program.
  • 40% of employees consider their employer’s commitment to professional development as very important to their job satisfaction.

Check out the full infographic below for some expert recruiting insights and actionable tips you can start using today.

How are you improving your quality of hire and retention rates? What kind of obstacles are holding you back from reaching your talent acquisition goals?


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