Fundamentals of Recruitment

What is Recruitment?

What is Recruitment?

What goes into a perfect Recruitment Process?

Recruitment Process

Importance of a Strong Recruitment Process

Importance of Recruitment Process

7 Stages in a Recruitment Process

Identifying the hiring needs
  • Figure out where the gaps are in your current team. Check if you have new needs in terms of ability, performance or personality. Ask yourself if you need someone to take care of something that is not being addressed currently. This will tell you that there is a hiring need.
  • Keep a track of input versus output when it comes to your team. See if there is an increase in workload that needs to be addressed by hiring.
  • Regularly analyse performance and make a list of missing qualities, qualifications, skills and proficiencies that you need to add to your team. This can also signal towards hiring needs.
  • Be mindful of existing employees leaving. This is definitely when you will have a hiring need.
  • Size of the organization
  • Salary structure
  • Work culture and working condition within the organization
  • The growth rate of the organization
  • The current state of employment in the economy
  • Clearly identify the job vacancy and define the qualities of an ideal candidate.
  • Write a clear job description to enable candidates to understand the job and to assess whether they are the right fit.
  • Create an outline detailing the qualities needed in an ideal candidate, which will also help later during the candidate selection process.
Preparing the job description
  • Title
  • Duties & Responsibilites
  • Qualification & Skills
  • Location
  • Compensation, Perks & Benefits
  • Company Name & Description
  • Core Values
  • Benefits Offered
  • Location
  • Job Title
  • Department
  • Industry Pay
  • Description of Duties
  • Demand (specific skill set, knowledge, experience or training required for the job)
  • Qualities that are nice to have and would be an added advantage
  • A conversational CTA
Talent Search
  • Transfer
  • Promotion
  • Demotion
  • Retired Employees
  • Previous Applicants
  • Advertisements
  • Job Portals
  • Company’s Careers Site
  • Social Networking Platforms
  • Placement Agencies
  • Job Fairs
  • Campus Placements
  • Professional Bodies
  1. Screen applications on the basis of minimum qualifications.
  2. Next, sort resumes that have the preferred credentials by looking at their certifications, relevant experience, domain expertise, technical competencies and other specific skills that are required for the role.
  3. Then, shortlist candidates who have both the preferred credentials and the minimum qualifications.
  4. Finally, flag any concerns or queries in the resume so they can be clarified during the interview.
  • Psychometric Testing
  • Face-to-Face Interviewing
Evaluation and Offer of Employment
  • Things you Should do Once you Zero in on a Candidate
  • Checking the References
  • Making the Job Offer
  • Onboarding
  • Evaluation and Optimization of the Recruitment Process

Modern Methods of Recruitment

Modern methods of recruitment
  • Networking Events
  • Body Shopping
  • ESOP’s
  • Social Media
  • Employer Review Sites
  • Mobile Recruitment and Video Interviewing
  • Analytics
  • Inclusive Job Adverts
  • Programmatic Advertising
  • Talent Pool Database
  • Rehiring Past Employees
  • Employment Exchanges
  • Structured Employment Interviews

How To Get Job Referrals From People On LinkedIn?

How to get job refferals from people on LinkedIn
  • Expand your idea of your network
  • Tailor your approach based on the connection
  • Don’t simply ask for a job
  • Offer proof that you’re a good fit for the job in question
  • Make it super easy for someone to refer you

Recruitment Strategy Using Social Media

Recruitment strategy using social media
  • Choose the right platforms
  • Target specific candidates
  • Create a content calendar
  • Encourage interaction
  • Set rules and requirements
  • Communicate via social media
  • Don’t keep them waiting



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