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Sourcing strategies to drive successful recruitment outcomes

There's are a number of strategies for you to consider when sourcing staff, and with Covid-19 restrictions, and procedures in place until further notice, methods for uncovering talent in our own backyard is more important than ever. Here are some steps you can do in your search for the next addition to your team:

Run an internal referral program - often your employees will know of other great people among their networks. Use your people to attract new talent to your team.

Invest time in your business's presence on social media. Posting and talking about your brand and job vacancies is a great way to engage with your following and get the message out there when you have job opportunities.  

Employment agencies like us that provide you with a dedicated account manager to recruit for the position. A good recruitment agency draws on multiple talent sources including their own specialist job board, a database of active and passive candidates, a network of colleagues, and can post jobs to external job boards on your behalf. 

Make sure your employment proposition and brand stacks up. Ask yourself and people across your organisation: What is it about us, that will motivate a person to move from their current organisation? Consider these factors when presenting your job opportunity. If you’re unsure how your proposition aligns against others in the market ask us for feedback - we’ll be more than happy to provide some insight and help. 

Lastly, if you have a great team, work hard to retain them. Book performance reviews to understand their motivations and aspirations. Understanding the expectations of your people can help towards mitigating the risk of losing them.