In today’s tight labor market, getting the right applicants can be tough. Employers Council is here to help you find strong candidates to fill your open positions.
Our Recruiting Service Benefits
You have a lot of options when it comes to recruiting firms. Employers Council’s Recruiting Services give you complete control. Here are advantages to working with our team:
- One-on-one consultants who work with you every step of the way
- Once you find the right candidate, use our Pre-Employment Screening Services to make sure the applicant fits your organization
- You choose how much help you want - we can start the process or work on the project from start to finish
- Charged by the hour
- Pay for what you use
- Recruiting consultants with real-world experience
Your description should include a quick overview of the role and the job responsibilities. This description should be short and easy to read and be no longer than a paragraph. Let the applicant know how this role will be impacting the overall vision and productivity of the company.
Highlight the essential duties in easy to scan bullet points. Use action words to describe the position so the applicant will be able to better imagine themselves in the role.
Use bullet points to describe the qualifications of your ideal candidate. Start by listing out the required skills and qualifications and then move on to the preferred.
Your description should be thorough and detailed, without boring to the applicant. Stick to information that will be essential to the role.
Describe the values and culture of your company, along with anything that makes your company stand out. What unique benefits do you offer? What are some fun personality traits among your team members? This is an opportunity for you to sell your company and why someone might want to apply.
Developing and implementing job descriptions is vital to the success of your company. Not only are job descriptions the foundation of hiring, but they are also key to performance management, learning plans, compensation choices, planning for succession, and legal compliance.
In order to hire top talent, your company needs to use every tool possible to learn about their top candidates and engage and connect with them in strategic and intentional ways. Here are some of the most important recruiting strategies to remember when looking for top talent:
Initiate an employee referral program: Your employees know more than anyone else what it’s like to work at your company and the type of talent it takes to thrive. Incentivize your current employees to introduce talent to the company. By having the inside scoop, these candidates will have a more realistic view of your company and what it will be like to work there.
While there may only be a few key decision makers in the final hiring decision, more than a few people can be part of the overall hiring process. Collaborative hiring involves building a team of individuals from across the company to be part of the recruiting process. This allows a larger team to have input in the hiring process and gives the candidate a better view of the company culture and the people who create it.
Social media isn’t just for running ads and posting gifs. It’s also a vital aspect of attracting top talent. Most candidates research a company prior to applying and many of them turn to social media for a real-time perspective of the company. Your social media presence should include some view into what it’s like to work at your company day in and day out.
This might go without saying, but truly being a great place to work is key to hiring great talent. Does your company have a collaborative work environment that is attractive to applicants? Do you offer training and coaching to your team? Do you promote internally? Advertising all of these important qualities will help you attract the top talent you’re looking for.
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