Can’t find good people to hire? It’s because the power has shifted to the job seeker. Old recruiting practices will no longer work.
“If you are frustrated because your recruiting approaches are no longer producing great results, you will be happy to know that there is a logical reason behind it. I estimate that 90 percent of recruiting leaders and hiring managers have yet to realize that the power in the recruiting relationship, which for years has favored employers, has shifted over to the jobseekers.
The technical term for this change is a shift from an employer-driven market to a candidate driven job market.
Knowing the reasons for shift is less important for recruiting leaders and hiring managers than recognizing that when jobseekers hold the power in the relationship, your current array of recruiting tools and approaches will literally stop working.”
If you are struggling to find good help you may simply need to up your game.
In this article, Dr Sullivan explains why the power has shifted to employees and he lays out fifteen changes that you should consider in order to be competitive. Two things that I observe almost daily are Companies having a poor (or non-existent) brand image, and The Interview Process must be improved. A good Tradesman has choices. It is naive to think that you can attract A-level candidates just by saying that, “we have a lot of work”. Your competitors have a lot of work as well.
Please click on the link and spend a few minutes with the article. If your job is to hire for your company, then it will most definitely be time well spent.
Additionally, if you’d like to sit with us and talk about how we can hire more effectively for your company, we would welcome that opportunity.