Thanks to the good folks at Talent Management Magazine and MediaTec Publishing, Inc. I’ll be sharing some of my insights and ramblings a couple of times each month on their new recruiting and talent management blog!
My first post – “Three Investments To Make In Future Recruiting Success When Hiring Takes a Break” – was published on the site yesterday and if you like what you see here on Unbridled Talent, then I’m hoping you’ll also like what you see there.
So head on over to the Talent Management website and check it out. And while you’re there, be sure to subscribe to the Talent Management Magazine blog to stay informed about “The Recruitment Revolution”!
Here’s a taste of my first post to get you started…
Three Investments To Make In Future Recruiting Success When Hiring Takes a Break
With recent reports of zero job creation in August 2011 and a still struggling economy, it’s clear that many companies have either shuttered their recruiting function until things improve or are throttling back their efforts heading into the final months of the year. As a result, more than a few recruiters may find that they have some extra time on their hands and need to find ways to continue to add value within their organizations.
Three high-impact opportunities to focus on include:
1. Review your careers site through the eyes of a potential applicant
2. Use social media to build virtual (and real) relationships with potential candidates
3. Volunteer for cross-functional teams and spend time with hiring managers