3 Tips for a Top-Tier recruiting strategy

Recruiting in the Service Industry is unlike recruiting for white-collar businesses.  Service Industry operators, HR professionals, recruiters, and hiring managers experience high turnover, quick hiring, and often times a cumbersome process not built for their industry.

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The Big Picture on Recruiting

Over the last few years the economy has boomed, and unemployment is at an all-time low (3.7% according to the Bureau of Labor as of July 2019).  That’s great for people looking for jobs but has significantly impacted many businesses, especially businesses in the service industry.  When turnover is over 76% for the hourly workforce (higher in some industries like food service and restaurants), companies are spending thousands to replace each employee resulting in massive turnover costs to their books.  It is imperative that businesses understand what is impacting these high turnover numbers if they have any desire to reduce those numbers.

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The Definitive Guide to Recruiting: Recruit to Retain

Turnover is inevitable, but that doesn't mean the end goal shouldn't be retention, in fact, to tamp down turnover, your recruiting strategy should focus on retention. Employee engagement and the relationships employees build on the job are key to employee retention.

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