How Your Company Can Attract The Best Job Seekers?
The job market is highly competitive for companies looking to hire people in the IT sector, especially .net developers. This is good news for IT professionals, who can pick and choose the best positions on offer, but not great news for companies who, after going through the lengthy recruitment process are finding that candidates are being offered other roles, or receiving counter offers from their current employers. Companies need to discover the motives of individuals looking to make their next job move and work harder to hire them.
Here are some steps that can help your company attract and recruit the best available people.
Evaluate Your Companys Approach
Before thinking about taking on new staff, make sure your company is not losing people. Its easy to forget that when one company is recruiting staff, another is losing them. Check to ensure that your employees are genuinely happy in their jobs. Are they being properly rewarded for their efforts? Do they have opportunities for promotion and is there sufficient training to help their advancement?
Develop A Company Culture
Spend some time identifying, developing and shaping your companys brand, or internal culture. Get this right and word of mouth will soon get round that youre an employer of choice.
Define The Job Role Clearly
Think carefully about the role of the job to be filled, focusing not just on what you need in terms of skills and experience, but also on what youll be offering the successful candidate. Point out the training and promotion opportunities and be sure to push your companys culture. Remember, you want to attract the best possible candidates.
Appoint A High Calibre Recruitment Agency
Every day, recruitment agencies find work for thousands of people and their levels of expertise far exceed most employers human resources departments. Agencies have large data bases from which to source the right candidates. They do this quickly and efficiently and also vet them, arrange interviews and negotiate salaries and benefits.
Refine Your Interview Process
Its important to assign the right person or persons in your organisation to handle interviews. Make sure theyre fully briefed and prepared. Candidates know when theyre being given a sub-standard or sloppy interview, so allocate your best people for this task.