What’s the first thing you do when you have a vacancy? Create a job posting, right? If you are like many companies, you slap together a job posting, upload it to your preferred list of job boards and wait for the resumes to filter in so you can start setting up interviews.
However, job postings are not your only option. Quite the contrary, actually. While they do generate a large number of applications, the quality of qualified leads and real candidates is up for debate.
Here are some telling stats about job postings, and reasons why you should also use other methods to attract top talent:
“Does that mean job postings are dead? Probably not. Job postings may not be going anywhere anytime soon. But what these stats do show is that, if you want to attract and hire top talent more efficiently, you need to diversify your recruiting strategy and go beyond job postings,” says Will Staney on ERE Media.
Relying solely on job postings limits your company’s ability to find and hire top talent. Job postings as a hiring strategy can fall short for a number of reasons:
A final way for you to attract and hire the top talent in your industry is to use an experienced recruiter who understands your industry, knows where to find the top talent and how to connect with them. If you are planning to hire, contact our Toronto recruiters to discuss how we can help.
Here is some more advice for increasing your recruiting and hiring success:
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