In the current candidate-driven job market, recruiters are looking for unique ways to attract talent. Some have resorted to even (dare we say it?) recruitment strategies on the border of weird and wacky. What can we learn from the unusual recruitment tactics that are being used and actually getting results? Here’s a rundown of some unique recruitment strategies that actually work.
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If you’re like most of us, you’d love to be wealthier. Having more money would alleviate stress. It would make it easier to pay your bills and buy nicer things. Maybe it’d allow you to spend more time with your kids and go on more vacations. You’re not alone if you wish you could somehow earn a more significant income.
When a student applies for their first job or for their next academic degree, they don’t have much experience to showcase their skills and personal qualities. Hiring managers and admissions officers, therefore, often look at recommendation letters as a way to go beyond the student’s GPA and learn more about the student’s skills and personal qualities.
jobsearcher.com/blogHow to Gracefully Quit a Job You Just StartedYou’ve just started learning the ropes at your new job, and you've gotten to know your colleagues. But you’re already thinking about quitting. Maybe you were deciding between to job offers and realized that you’ve made the wrong choice. Or, a change in your personal circumstances means that you have to quit.
jobsearcher.com/blogHow to Professionally Reschedule a Job Interview Without Destroying Your ChancesYou’ve practiced answering common interview questions and refined your “greatest weakness.’ Nothing can stop you until BAM! The flu hits your household. Or you ran over a nail and popped a tire en route to the interview. When you need to pivot, there’s a good, better, and best way to reschedule a job interview. Here’s how to do it professionally, so you can nail the gig when the timing is right.
jobsearcher.com/blogWhat is Talent MappingEvery planner and recruiter knows that each strategic process requires a pre-strategic process. This is usually just the pre-planning phase of your master plan. Because hiring and recruiting involves many aspects of business (budgets, time, employees, planning, etc.), it is important to ask yourself a few questions to evaluate what resources you have to fulfill your hiring needs. These questions include:
jobsearcher.com/blogHow to Take Your Careers Page to the Next LevelYour careers page deserves a lot of attention. It is not just another page on your website. It is a vital tool that could enhance your recruitment outcomes. But in order to do that, you have to make sure it's fully optimized.