4 Strategies To Recruit The Best Fit For The Job

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The key to success that can be found at the core of every business is talent. Every organization or business thrives based on the productivity of its workers. However, attracting the best match is no small feat. Recruiting candidates is one thing Employers cannot do without.Recruiting can be very tough but hiring the right candidate is tougher. The fact that you are hiring someone in your organization suggests that you need them and they are important and therefore, must not be done in a rush.


Register on Job Boards

In searching for the right talent, it is very important not to be emotional about the process. We live in a community where people get a job based on who they know and this sometimes blinds them in recruiting the best talent for the right job. A recruitment agency is not only neutral but has a variety of talents which is an advantage to the employer. The majority of job seekers sign on to recruitment sites, therefore makes it easy for employers to get not just the right fit but the best and brightest.  Provide them with information related to job expectations and requirements. This will help them develop a pool of candidates with appropriate skills for the position.

Make use of Social Media

Social recruiting is using social media channels for recruiting. The term refers to different ways of using social media networks and websites (networks such as LinkedIn jobs and websites such as Jobberman) to find, attract and hire talent. Social media networks can be used to proactively search for potential candidates, build a relationship with them and encourage them to apply for your vacant job positions. Social networks are serving as incredible platforms for identifying and recruiting talented individuals to work for your clients. Certainly, few other platforms can reach as many people as social media, meaning that you are likely to get the caliber of talent other platforms can hardly match.

Employee Referrals

For a small business or a start-up, you may want to consider employee referrals. It a great way to get applicants. The caveat here is that you must have a clearly aligned talent strategy with clearly defined roles. This is to make your employees clear on what is necessary to succeed in a job to enable them to recommend the right people.Current employees feel trusted and valued since they are participating in the company’s future and growth. Plus, if their referral gets the job, they feel a sense of pride and accomplishment.

Professional Bodies

The colleges are full of young and dynamic talents who show immense enthusiasm in their work. Tie-up with renowned universities and colleges and be a part of their placement cells. Recruiting on campus is a great way to recruit students and recent graduates. Get featured in campus newspapers, conduct workshops and seminars in different colleges to showcase your company and the career opportunities you have.Have a different recruitment team for these freshers who themselves are young professionals and understand the budding minds. Partnering with universities and colleges gives your company a unique opportunity to tap talent before they even reach the professional workforce. Internships are popular gateways to the growing talent.

Hiring the right employee enhances your work and pays you back a thousand times over in confident forward-thinking, planning and accomplishing challenging goals. It also ensures that you are making the most of the time and energy. This is not a comprehensive guide to hiring, but they are key strategies in your quest to hire the best match for the job.

Nelly Sadongo-Bawa
Social Media and Community Marketer at Jobberman Ghana || Blogger || Motivator || Radio host || "Knowledge is like a garden. If it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested."