Candidates you are looking for are not looking for you, reminds Lindsay Stanton, Chief Client Officer of Digi-Me at the RecruitCon 2018 session: Social Media and Mobile Recruiting: New Trends Every Employer Should be Leveraging. So how do you get the candidate you’re looking for to find you?
Category: Candidate Pools & Proactive Recruiting
Recruiting in the past tended to be reactive—there’s an opening, let’s fill it. But many employers are becoming more proactive by building relationships with potential candidates, creating a pool of eager applicants whenever there is an opening.
As labor markets continue to tighten, companies are pursuing additional strategies for recruiting untapped talent and retaining workers. So finds a new report by The Conference Board, a global business membership and research association.
When you are having trouble filling a position, it can be a real temptation to hire any candidate just to fill the position. But we all know that hiring the wrong person can end up being more costly in the long run—especially if the new hire causes any problems.
A new report finds that while a majority of companies, 63 percent, have a “Future of Work” plan in place, several roadblocks are impeding companies from truly transforming their workforce to be more dynamic.
On April 26, thousands of your future job candidates learned about career opportunities by participating in Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. While it is a once-a-year event, the program can serve as a model for encouraging young people to explore careers.
Employers that offer a 401(k) plan and other investment vehicles should take note of a new study about Millennial women. Findings also have implications for employee recruitment and retention.
Employee referral programs never go out of style, because they work. But not all programs get the same results.
As a generation, Millennials have gotten a lot of attention, much of it negative. But it turns out not all Millennial traits are bad for business.
In part 1 of this article, we noted that passive candidates may be a great resource to try to fill vacant roles. We reviewed several ways to try to find these candidates. Today, we’ll take a look at how to entice a passive candidate to become an active one.
Saying that your organization welcomes diverse candidates is easy. But actually promoting diversity and inclusion requires effort, and attention to detail.