Three ways HR pros can find more quality applicants
Recruiting and hiring top-quality employees
These days, most small businesses have open positions, and many are struggling to find enough quality applicants to fill them.
According to the 2019 BerniePortal Recruitment Report, this is largely due to inefficient hiring practices. Many organizations’ recruitment processes aren’t built in a way that facilitates getting a lot of candidates quickly, and many are moving too slowly to attract top talent.
Why does recruitment represent such a challenge for small businesses?
One reason is that many of these organizations do not have a fully-staffed HR team – or even a designated HR team member. It’s common that the person managing HR responsibilities, including hiring, is also responsible for other organizational or business needs.
Often, this results in a less-than-strategic hiring process. Recruitment efforts can easily get pushed to the backburner as daily responsibilities pile up, and many organizations find themselves with outdated processes and not enough candidates in the pipeline.
However, there are a few easy changes organizations can make to their recruitment practices to get more quality applicants.
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