Professional Development Recruiting & Staffing

New Methods of Recruiting

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By: Melanie Bacallao
Jun 17, 2020 • 4 min read

Effective Ways to Recruit

Finding the right candidate can be a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be. Many platforms can provide employers and recruiters an easier time to reach their ideal candidate. Job seekers can be found in any corner of the Internet, but your method of recruitment doesn’t need to stop there. There are many easy ways to find that perfect candidate. No matter the industry, these methods are proven to be simple and effective for recruiting. 

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Employee Referrals

Though a more subtle and indirect method, it saves you from the hassle of putting up job postings everywhere on the Internet. You use a lot fewer resources and even save money by doing this. Employee referrals include employees referring your business to friends by encouraging them to apply. This method is even more effective and evident with new hires. They can also promote your business by posting content dedicated to your account on social media.

Incentives

To boost the potential of an employee referral, make sure you treat your employees with at least one of the following:

  • Include a benefit plan. Jobs that offer a benefit plan for their employees are very likely to be referred to an employee’s social circle.
  • Offer incentives. It’s something minor, but it means a lot to employees. This can include bonuses, extra holidays, presents, and anything alike.
  • Praise. It shows your compassion and a keen eye to what they do.

JobGet

An easy-to-use platform with a straightforward process for both recruiters and job hunters. JobGet can be easily used by an employer, making them capable of finding candidates within seconds. And no, that’s not an exaggeration. You can even engage in conversations with potential candidates through a texting feature built within the platform. Because of JobGet’s simplified resume builder, any recruiter can have an easy time sifting through resumes and reach a conclusion quicker than any other job site. It’s a handy platform where you can search for candidates in your area without wasting any time. If you want a painless recruitment method, JobGet gets the job done.

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Career Fairs

More commonly seen in colleges and universities, it is still a very effective method of recruiting. If you want to recruit interns or candidates with brimming potential, you will usually find them in job or career fairs. It gives recruiters the chance to come face-to-face with students who are eager to learn more about you. This allows students to impress you in person. 

Handshake

Connected to colleges and universities, it is a platform that allows recruiters to seek student employees online. In a way, it’s the Internet version of a career fair, but without any intimacy. It operates like any online job website; instead, it allows employers to see which school the candidate comes from. This method is exceptional for those who seek students or alumni from specific schools.

Virtual Reality

An innovative and fun way to introduce candidates to the office, especially for remote workers. This allows you to show your office and give a tour, or even give an interview through VR. Though this method is costly, it lets candidates feel at ease and have fun touring the headquarters of your company through a 360 video. 

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