The battle for the best tech talent won’t be over anytime soon; with swords of coding and shields of firewall protection having left their valiant resumes impenetrable to companies who don’t have what they desire. So what are you to do as a recruiter, to “fight” for this tech talent pool? It all begins with a strong strategy and the right techniques to revamp your talent acquisition so you can get the edge over your talent competitors. These 4 ways to better your tech recruiting process should start you off on the right foot…Consistency is a Science
If the key to employer branding is consistency, shouldn’t that same idea translate into recruiting where that employer branding [...]
‘Big Data’ is no longer a buzzword, but an important foundation of almost all industries, with organisations across a host of different sectors realising the value of gathering, analysing and utilising data to progress business.
According to IBM, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day – so much that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last 20 years. However, all this information is useless if it is not extracted and utilised for business benefit – something the HR department has been guilty of.
Traditionally, the recruitment process has been heavily reliant on human judgement, but we are now in an age where the amount of recruitment and [...]
Time is critical in talent acquisition. When job requisitions remain open for extended periods of time, frustrations can quickly escalate. Hiring managers and business leaders expect business results, and those results depend on cost-effective and expedient talent acquisition processes. The cost of unfilled job openings can take a toll on organizations and can easily erode the ability of talent acquisition professionals to maintain critical, strategic partner status.
On the other hand, when talent acquisition is at its best, recruiters are able to quickly qualify “suspects” and convert them into viable prospects. And they are able to effectively convert those prospects into [...]
What is one of the most powerful talent acquisition tools that can increase productivity and decrease costs?Answer:
A Sales Playbook. Did you know that sales playbooks are a proven tool that can lead to a vastly improved candidate experience –while actually decreasing the time it takes to screen and close great talent?How do sales playbooks help?
A sales playbook can help you avoid random acts of recruiting by providing business process consistency, based on proven best practices. Although one might argue that random recruiting acts may still yield results for the organization, I would counter by saying that their effectiveness would only be by [...]