In a constantly evolving landscape of recruiting avenues, it is pivotal to diversify the recruitment approach. Companies need to cast the widest net possible to ensure a successful recruitment approach that stays up-to-date with candidate behaviors.
It is import to keep in mind that not every recruiting strategy works at each and every location. Sourcing needs to be nimble and agile for the market. What works at one location in a large city might not work at a location in the suburbs. It is important to understand the market and know what is working and what isn't. Don't waste valuable recruiting dollars on sources that don't produce the quality of candidate you're paying for.
Over the last decade, many new sourcing techniques have emerged. Though it is important to not forget the techniques that have stood the test of time.
Here are some must have newer techniques for recruiting the generations of today's workforce:
- Mobile- responsive, search engine optimized, branded career pages
- Automated job board postings, plus sponsored jobs integrations
- Social & referral sharing
- Talent community recruitment campaigns via email and/or text
Learn more tips for success to recruit in a tight labor market by downloading the Definitive Guide to Recruiting.