Every new team member needs certain things to happen before they get started. They might require an ID badge to enter the building, a computer to access your systems, and somewhere to park their car.
Whatever you think about Glassdoor, one thing is certain—you can’t ignore it. Employees know about it, candidates know about it, and Glassdoor rankings often appear at the top of Google search results.
As a recruiter, when speaking with candidates a few of the first few questions I ask are, “Tell me about your company culture?” and “What are you looking for in your next job opportunity?” Responses I often receive include, “an environment that allows flexibility,” “a team driven environment”, “a family atmosphere”, “ a place where I can learn and grow”, or “a place where I can make a difference and help take a company to the next level.” In listening to these statements, it provides me with insight into a candidate’s current company culture as well as what the type of culture that they would like to work in.
It is an unprecedented time to recruit for new talent, priorities are shifting across the board for everyone. COVID-19 is not a virus that has impacted just one part of the country, a select population of people, or a specific industry and/or company. It is something that has affected all people, businesses, and industries around the world. However, as Recruiters, there are opportunities to show your value during this unique time while mitigating any challenges that may be presented.
Since COVID-19, we are having more and more conversations with business leaders about the need for new HR technology to help increase the efficiency and effectiveness of their processes in a virtual environment. Whether you have rapidly grown and are looking to streamline your recruiting and onboarding process or are looking to improve your current platform, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) can make all the difference in your recruitment and hiring function.
An important member of your team has recently left your company. The role is essential to the function of your company. Yet, you are unsure where to begin your recruitment efforts. Additionally, you feel as though you have a limited bandwidth, time, resources, and overall expertise. Given these reasons, you feel partnering with a recruitment agency would be your best option for finding the most qualified candidate for your vacancy. However, prior to selecting an agency, take into consideration a few of the following factors.