Recorded Webinar: 2010 Recruiting Metrics by Staffing.org
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Little more than a decade ago, online job searches were primarily the province of a tiny population of hardcore techies. Today, online recruiting forms one of the central pillars of a smart staffing strategy for firms in every economic sector.
Easily getting access to others via social networking may be possible, but sustained member engagement relies on the quality of the interactions and communications. The recruiting industry, whose livelihood depends on getting to people quickly, is in a unique position to enhance or seriously harm the social networking growth trend.
Today, outsourcing of the generalist functions, such as payroll, benefits administration, and employee relations has considerable momentum, but the recruiting function is just beginning to be seriously considered. There are three principal hurdles in navigating the recruitment outsourcing landscape:
Whether or not a candidate gets a position with your company, you want to ensure that their exposure to your brand during the hiring process is engaging and respectful. For candidates that you hire, this may be their first exposure to your company, and they will remember this experience as they join your team. However, the vast majority of candidates will not be hired. These candidates go through the highly personal process of putting their best foot forward only to be told that their abilities do not match the company’s needs. For this group, the least you can do is let them down easy.
Americans’ views on the environment are changing and companies will need to stay ahead of the trends to be viewed as employers of choice. Now more than ever, employees want to work for a company that is aligned with their personal values. In a recent poll of attitudes in the American workplace, more than three-fourths of U.S. workers said it was important for them to have an employer that was going green in a significant way. However, two-thirds of workers said they were greener than their company. It’s not a stretch to say that greening your business can help build an excellent brand that attracts new talent and retains existing employees.