Recruiting and hiring the right people for your organization is no doubt one of the key challenges you face, especially in the current environment of low unemployment and the lack of highly skilled candidates. According to George Dickson, who focuses on strengthening organizational cultures, a successful recruiting strategy involves your entire team and several areas of your business to be effective.
Writing clear and compelling job descriptions is an important element of recruiting that can help you attract the most qualified candidates for your job openings. With more than 20 million jobs listed on Indeed for Employers (see How to Write a Job Description), a well written job description can help your job openings stand out from the rest. The key to writing effective job descriptions is to find the perfect balance between providing enough detail so candidates understand the role and your company while keeping your description concise.
Recruiting and hiring the best candidates available continues to be a key component of organizational success. If you are analyzing and fine-tuning your hiring process, a review of the some of the major recruitment trends in 2019 may be helpful.
Employers no longer have the upper-hand when selecting candidates. According to job search expert Hannah Morgan, the tables have turned, and candidates now have more power in the hiring process. In order to determine what candidates expect from companies before, during and after the recruiting process, CareerBuilder and SilkRoad teamed up to survey 1,114 full-time employees and 1,138 employers about the recruitment process.
This month we observed Veterans Day in the US by honoring military veterans, living and dead, with traditional ceremonies acknowledging their service and bravery in protecting our country and preserving our freedom. However, we all know that veterans deserve more than one day of celebration. There is no better way to honor those who have served our country than for your company to focus on recruiting veterans and fully tapping into their talents and experience.