In terms of hiring, speed is key to landing the top talent. Getting the right people on board as quickly as possible is the best way to ensure success. You do not want your competitors to recruit the talent your business needs to grow and thrive.
Today, employees who were once reluctant to leave a job for fear of losing security are now more likely to make a move. The strongest candidates can take their pick of the jobs; therefore, employers must be on the ball to recruit the best and fast!
Here are four ways we think will speed up your hiring process to win over top talent:
- Don’t waste money
Think of the cost of recruiter time, the cost of taking time out of work for interviews, and the cost of unfilled positions. You’ll be shocked how much this all costs! Hiring faster lets you eliminate (or at least minimize) a lot of this!
- Create an accurate job description
The job description is a critical document for every position. Formulating an accurate job description isn’t always easy. Make sure your job description is as detailed as possible. It is crucial to explain the skills and experience required clearly so that you attract the best suited candidates.
Read here – ‘The importance of accurate Job descriptions’ by HR Insights.
- Target the right channels
In today’s environment, there are many options when it comes to finding the right people. Simply posting a job advert online, crossing your fingers and hoping for the best is not one of them. You need a plan of action!
Getting a recruitment agency involved can be a vital asset and work wonders in the hiring process. They have the knowledge, experience and resources to speed up the entire process.
Here at Employmint we have exceeded expectations of employers in delivering quality candidates in line with job specifications to ensure a best match guarantee.
For more on why you should consider us to help speed up your hiring process – click here.
- Keep an open mind
It’s a very common mistake for businesses to be complacent with who they hire. By doing this, they limit the amount of talent available to bring into the company and they limit the company’s ability to scale.
Hire for the needs of the role and the opportunity for growth — do not hire someone because you like the way they look or because they are very similar to you.
Take a fresh look at your hiring practices. Be diverse in your thinking, and probe beneath the surface of people and their CVs. People with all sorts of personalities can be great at the job you need done.
Good luck recruiting.