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3. Develop an In-House Referral Program. In many instances, exiting staff members can help speed up search for quality job candidates. Employees often have contacts elsewhere within industry, some of which may be looking for a change of employment.
By cultivating this internal resource, a personnel director can develop a wealth of ready information about prospective employees who might well serve organization as valued employees.
4. Search Resumes Posted on Job Boards. In addition to advertising on an industry specific job board, a diligent personnel director or recruiting agency will want to take time to search and consider resumes that have been posted on job boards.
Often, a person pounding pavement looking for employment may not have time to take in and review all of various available positions that have been posted on a every job board. This is even more true if a given prospect is a highly sought-after candidate, who might be still busy in a current position of responsibility.
5 .Use a Directory of Recruiters. Because there are so many different type of recruiters in business in 21st century it can often be difficult for in-house human resources staff to pinpoint recruiter that will be best able to meet needs of a given employee recruitment campaign. But there are resources available, such as directories of recruiters. One such directory isThe Online Recruiters Directory.
By using a professional directory, in-house human resources staff will be able to identify most appropriate resources for their company and for recruiting task at hand. Even staffing firms can benefit from such a recruiters directory to seek help in a specialized field they don't often work with.
6. Don’t Rush Process. Finally, while it is an overused saying, “Rome wasn’t built in a day.” In same vein, 99 times out of 100 there is no need to rush process of seeking, identifying and hiring a new employee, particularly an executive level employee.
A personnel director should take his or her time to identify, screen, interview and hire best candidate. Throughout this process, a human resources manager or specialist will rely on services and support tools identified in this article.
By using these tips, in long run best possible candidate for a given position will end up being hired, and company will benefit from best possible employees.
David Leonhardt is a freelance writer and professional SEO consultant in Canada. He wrote this article for an online directory of recruiting firms and recruiting agency services. Read more on staffing firms and executive search firms.