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5 Ways to Secure the Best Candidates

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Your business demands top talent. However, securing the best job candidates remains a major problem.

Many companies value talent recruitment and engagement. Meanwhile, candidates have no shortage of career opportunities at their disposal. And you need to work hard to distinguish your company from its rivals. Otherwise, you risk missing out on talent. Perhaps even worse, talent may choose to join your industry rivals.

Ultimately, there are several things you can do to consistently secure the best candidates. These include:

1. Engage with Candidates on Social Media

Establish a LinkedIn page for your company and keep it up to date. Here, you can promote the most up-to-date job openings. You can also host industry discussions and share business news and updates.

Along with LinkedIn, use Twitter and Facebook to engage with job candidates. If your business maintains an active social media presence, you’re well-equipped to extend your brand reach. Plus, you can showcase your brand to top candidates, which could lead these individuals to pursue roles with your business.

2. Launch an Employee Referral Program

Encourage employees to come forward with any job candidates. Offer an employee referral program, and you can incentivize workers to promote vacancies across your company.

Set up an employee referral program with workers’ needs top of mind. Consider what employees want for incentives. You can even collect employee feedback to find out what incentives would motivate them to refer people they know to your company.

Track the results of your employee referral program, too. Over time, you may discover that your program hits the mark. Conversely, if you find employees are not inclined to participate, revamp your program accordingly.

3. Deliver Memorable Candidate Experiences

Make the hiring process one that job candidates won’t soon forget. If your hiring process is seamless, candidates will know what to expect as they join your business. Plus, they can receive continuous support. If candidates have questions, they will have no trouble getting answers to them at any point in the hiring process.

Typically, it helps to review your current hiring process. Consider the candidate’s perspective and look for ways to make the process fast and efficient. From here, you can improve your hiring process and verify it matches candidates’ expectations.

4. Prioritize Quality

Resist the urge to quickly add talent. Rather, dedicate the time, energy, and resources necessary to connect with job candidates. If you find a candidate who looks like a good fit for a role with your business, let him or her move through the hiring process.

Moreover, search far and wide for talent. Remain persistent, and you can boost the likelihood of making a great hiring decision.

5. Partner with a Staffing Agency

Find a staffing agency that can simplify talent recruitment and engagement. This agency will learn about your business and the roles it wants to fill. Next, the firm will do its part to help you achieve your hiring goals.

Keep in mind that not all staffing firms are created equal, either. Thus, partner with a staffing agency that possesses comprehensive expertise and experience. This agency has first-rate recruiters on staff who can help you hire talent that aligns with your business needs.

Choose DVA Technology for Talent Recruitment

If you need IT or technology talent, DVA Technology can help. We make it easy to fill temporary, permanent, and contract roles. For more information, please contact us today.