Have you ever found yourself in a bidding war for a top job candidate? If so, you know how difficult and expensive it can be to attract high quality employees. Although a competitive salary structure is still a critical element for recruiting success, human resource professionals must be increasingly more creative when developing incentive packages to remain competitive. What can you do?
Dramatic changes are taking place in the way businesses recruit candidates. In the face of increasing technology and skyrocketing demand for qualified applicants, traditional methods are no longer enough. Even if you’re one of the lucky few not feeling the squeeze from a tight labor market, chances are you’re not finding as many good applicants as you used to. Is it time to upgrade your recruiting process?
By focusing on recruiting, you can create improve the quality of the candidates you have available, differentiate yourself from the competition, and create many new sales opportunities. Here are some ideas to get you started…
These ideas range from the common to the off-the-wall! Some are serious, some are humorous – but all are intended to get you thinking!
Despite the millions of dollars being spent on recruiting each year, many staffing services remain dissatisfied with their recruitment efforts. The few who are satisfied may have discovered the secret to greater success lies in taking advantage of every opportunity they can to market their service. To improve your recruiting success, test out as many of these ideas as you can!
You would be surprised at how much we can learn from looking at Winnie the Pooh and friends. This fun article offers practical tips for all types of recruiters.