How to attract the right candidate for the vacant job

Every now and then, it’s important to evaluate and assess your recruitment efforts over the past year and look at ways to enhance your efforts in the month, quarter and year.

Let’s consider a few matters to help you with this evaluation. Have your recruitment efforts changed during this talent scarce marketplace? Have you amended your practices in a way that gives you the highest chances of success in attracting, acquiring, onboarding and retaining Top-Talent?

Successful Talent Attracting and Acquisition is like marketing and lead generation. Think about it this way – finding the right Talent for your organisation is very similar to finding the right Customers – it’s important to know what you are looking for, where you will find them and how you will connect with them.

Often, these additional factors can make Talent Acquisition a lot more difficult if you are not clear about these things.

It’s like marketing your products and bringing them across to customers as being everything, to everyone. And in reality, this is almost impossible.

So just like in marketing, when you want to get the best quality talent, it will help you to outline:

  1. Who and what you need,
  2. The specific qualifications and experience required,
  3. Your organisation’s employee value proposition,
  4. Your organisation’s culture, and
  5. The personal qualities needed to be tremendously successful in the role and organistion

Here, you will find a gift to help you with this “marketing” of your organisation to the kind of Talent you want and need. This document is a simple guide to placing vacancy ads on job boards that will increase your chances of attracting the best talent.

At the Human Element, I specialize helping you make sure that your Talent Acquisition needs are met by helping you with the most challenging parts of your recruitment process, helping you attract the right talent and helping you develop your employee evaluation proposition so you can acquire the right Talent.

You can reach me on | +27 60 970 9455 to find out how I will help you.

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