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Recruiting 101: Getting More Responses From Candidates

Finding the perfect candidate can be tough and sometimes time consuming. Whether you recruit IT professionals or construction workers, there is always some difficulty with getting them to respond to your job. So, how do you increase responses and make faster hires? We've come up with some recruitment tips on how to get those difficult candidates to respond! Personalize every message. A job candidates doesn't want to see some long, generic email that you send to everyone. If you personalize the message with somethinig that catches their eye, they are more likely to respond positively. Use and spell their name correctly, mention something specific about their resume and point out the factors of the job you think will appeal most to them. Trying texting candidates more . This has proven to be a great tool in recruitment these days and can increase candidates responses. Compose a short text that is brief and to the point. Also, include a link to the job so that the can

Spring Clean Your Social Media Presence

Spring has sprung which mean it's time for you to clean up your social media presence! Social Media is a crucial tool for any company to utilize. Whether you start small with Facebook or go big with LinkedIn any outreach is positive for your business. It is even more important to stay relevant and up to date on all of your social media networks. Here are some tips to get everything in perfect shape. Keep all profile pictures up-to-date. Refresh your logo every once in a while to stay relevant with followers. Update your cover photo with an attractive image that will boost followers. This is key since this is the photo that draws in viewers first. Update your "About" section and make sure all key points are covered. If your business has hours they adhere to, make sure those all updated to the correct times. On Twitter, create lists to organize your followers and industry contacts. Asses what matters to your customers most. Create content they want to se

Recruiting 101: Building a Talent Pool

Prioritizing talent and investing time in building your talent pool is critical for any staffing firm. A deep talent pool can be an agency/recruiters best friend. In an ideal world, when you have a job that needs filling you'd already have the perfect employee who is ready to fill the position immediately. In reality, it is unlikely that perfect candidate is ready to fill the role when you have the job for them. That is why a talent pool is a contingency plan you need to have in place. It is also a needed method of reducing the cost and time to hire and ensuring your businesses productivity is not affected too much by skill and resource shortages. So, how do you build a talent pool? We've outlined some steps for any company or recruiter to take to build their talent pool or keep their current one efficient.  Previous applicants.  Any candidate who applies for a position can be a future lead. Whether they have made it to an in