Yay! You’ve found your dream candidate! But in a fast-paced and competitive market, there’s a real risk of another company snatching them away before you can make an offer. That’s where closing calls come in to save the day.
In this blog post, we’ll explore why closing calls are a key point in the hiring process and provide three tips to help recruiters and hiring managers effectively “close” a candidate!
If you’re an employer, you know that attracting top talent is key to helping your organization thrive and flourish! But what you may not know is that the job market has changed; today’s candidates are looking for more than just a paycheque.
Gone are the days when candidates would accept just any job with a decent salary and benefits! Today’s job seekers are looking for a workplace that aligns with their values, provides a supportive and inclusive environment, and offers opportunities for growth and development. In other words, they want a career, not a job.
So, what can you do to attract top talent and make your organization stand out?
In the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the labour market experienced what we know now as the Great Resignation. Over 47 million people resigned from their jobs during 2021. That’s a lot. Employees started to re-evaluate their priorities and left their jobs in search of positions elsewhere with better pay, career growth opportunities, and relief from burnout.
This is the fifth of 10 installations of Envol’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Series!
Our goal is to support organization leaders in taking real action to advance DEI within their teams, throughout their business, and in their communities.
Today, we’re talking about unconscious bias, why it’s important, how unconscious bias impacts recruitment practices, and 3 tips to help mitigate unconscious bias within your organization’s recruitment process.
We are all slowly but surely adapting to a “new normal” and learning to coexist with COVID-19; however, this is your friendly reminder that it isn’t gone just yet. COVID is still actively circulating around the world, and it will likely be around for a while.
As employers and employees, we have a responsibility to keep others in our workplace safe. When an employee has a confirmed case of COVID-19, there are workplace regulations in place to mitigate the chances of the virus being passed on to a colleague.
There is no doubt that the job market landscape has become increasingly competitive for employers. Companies need to get creative and offer enticing compensation and benefits to be considered as an employer of choice. But it shouldn’t stop there!
The cornerstone of competition within today’s tight recruitment market is the candidate experience. Now more than ever, those looking for jobs have the power to choose what kind of company they want to work for. This even includes how they want to feel coming into work every day and the environment and people they surround themselves with! Providing this stellar candidate experience is key to ensuring your organization not only attracts the right people but retains them when it matters!