The pressures on the modern day recruiter are immense. Tightened budgets, heightened pressure to reduce agency involvement, new legislation to be mindful of, a raft of new social media & referral platforms to assess, finding time to engage with talent pools and followers. The list goes on and on.
Try finding a couple of hours this week to extract yourself from the daily chores - and think from a strategic and ROI perspective what you could be doing differently to increase your effectiveness. We were prompted to write on this subject when we stumbled across the following great infographic by Resoomay. It's worth thinking about how many of these shortcomings your team are guilty of - and what processes / training you could put in place to address this. Certainly the issues of writing poor job descriptions / adverts and failing to adequately sell the role / company are two that we hear bemoaned frequently within the industry.
With our social media hats on, we'd add to the Resoomay list the following checklist to improve your social recruiting effectiveness:
It's addressing these types of issues - and the more general recruiting shortcomings below - that will position organisations for success when a tighter labour market returns. What other issues would you add that recruiters should be addressing?
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