Your perfect candidate could be located in any number of talent pools — passive candidates, active job seekers, or even entrepreneurs. Your recruiting strategy has to have a sourcing plan to gather candidates with the skills and experience you need, as well as engage them through the entire selection process. Once you have a plan in place, support your sourcing strategy with technology, social media, and recruiting analytics.
People decline job offers for numerous reasons. Many are beyond an organization’s control, but your hiring process isn’t one of them. If you’ve been rejected by candidates who could have made a positive impact on your organization, it’s time to look inward and examine your hiring process. You may need to make changes to this all-important talent acquisition workflow. We conducted an independent survey of 200 individuals who turned down a job offer in the last six months. About one-third agreed or strongly agreed that the reason they declined the job offer was primarily due to their experience during the hiring process. So even if you have focused on creating a superior hiring experience, it’s always a good idea to re-evaluate periodically with these types of questions:Read more
The last thing you want to do is alienate prospective talent. You’re trying to bring quality candidates on board, so you should be doing everything in your power to court them effectively.
But are you?