Effective Recruiting Strategies for Recruiters
April 28, 2016
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The field of Recruitment has also evolved due to the changing times. Unlike the Traditional Recruiting Methods that weren’t very effective, the Modern Methods use Social Media as a recruiting strategy as it is not only cost effect but also speeds up the process. Nevertheless, for recruitment to be successful there are other aspects that have proved effective but in collaboration with Social media.
A growing trend in the field of recruitment is the candidate’s experience during the entire hiring process. Nowadays a candidates experience makes all the difference because the experiences are shared within the individuals social network thus it can affect the reputation of the company. These reviews have an impact on potential employees hence it can limit the number of applicants for that job.
Creating Candidate Personas
When creating job descriptions the new trend followed is crafting the ideal persona, specific to the vacancy instead of a simple description. The aim is to put a face to the description which gives the candidate a clear understanding to what the job profile calls for. This in turn helps the applicant to decide whether they are the right person for the job. Such a job description helps Recruiters and Sourcers alike in identifying the right candidate and it also reduces the irrelevant applications received, that they would otherwise have to manually discard.
There are several assessment tools available to recruiters today to enable them to screen individuals on the talents and skills they possess. But even these have to be regularly updated with the changing times else they are rendered inaccurate and useless. Hence these tools too should be updated before administering them as screening tools. Personality assessments give you detailed information and insights into the individual’s personality traits which gives you a fair idea about their capabilities that can help you to sort out suitable candidates.
These are effective strategies most Recruiters use when selecting potential candidates for their vacancies. These have lately proven to be very effective in screening suitable candidates thus ensuring that you recruit the right individual for the specific profile. These aspects also ensure that you prevent irrelevant applications from crowding your inbox that boosts the selection process making it easier to swift through since you have a pool of individuals of caliber to choose from.