It's time for a full recruitment lifecycle audit – now. If the candidate pipeline has suddenly dried up, if you're losing talent because your processes are too slow, if the same old approaches are letting you down, it's time to examine every nut and bolt of how you recruit.
It’s safe to say that the last 2 years have been a massive learning curve around digital for Pactive – from project managing the build of a national job with people like Madgex, to working with key ATS suppliers such as Firefish. It’s true that every day is a school day.
The noise on social media around recruitment is growing, mainly around events and speeches: you can’t go a day without someone somewhere saying they have the answers to everything!
“WE WILL FIND YOU THE BEST TALENT AND SHOW THE WAY TO THE PROMISE LAND…..”
‘Expert’ in Recruitment, 2016, speaking somewhere at a conference near you
Things are rarely so simple. For me, I always stick with the mantra that it’s the doing that counts. By trying things – testing the techniques and technology in the real recruitment world – you learn more and, hence, will be better placed to deliver the results that matter for clients.