The benefit of nurturing potential candidates before a vacancy is live can be difficult to understand – until you, for the first time, see how quickly an engaged audience turns into applications.
Here are Adam Gordon’s recommendations for engaging your internal talent pipeline during COVID-19.
Candidates don’t have time to waste with employers who take too long to hire or who don’t communicate. Even if you’re going to reject a candidate, you need to do it in the right way. So, what can employers do to get candidate engagement right?
The internet has altered every facet of modern life, changing the way we communicate and organise our daily existence. It’s also revolutionised talent acquisition for companies and, alongside the introduction of much new technology, it’s triggered three new trends for company hiring teams in their search for candidates.
I liken recruitment to the early stages of romance, when you are trying to impress each other and everything seems rosy… then you make a commitment, tell everyone and meet the parents. Then the cold-harsh reality hits when you move in and they stop making an effort.