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Recruiting for Hard to Fill Positions (Easiest Isn't Always Best)

Learn the strategies needed to recruit for hard to fill positions.

Many companies try to fit the same recruiting process to every position. Suddenly a time to fill gets longer and longer with one or more positions. If the company expects different results, shouldn't they try a different variation of their process? This topic helps the persons responsible for recruitment recognize when a position, sometimes called a purple squirrel by third party recruiters, needs a little different attention. This hard to fill position requires a different strategy to source, recruit, and hire the purple squirrel. Included in this discussion are different ways to source for this type of position; and best practices to deliver the best candidate.

Runtime: 90 minutes
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Agenda

What Metric Does Your Company Use to Define Hard to Fill Positions?

  • Position Examination
  • Potential Impacts to Business
  • Time to Fill

How to Prepare Sourcing for Hard to Fill Positions

  • Job Description
  • Candidate Upsides
  • Value Proposition

Best Ways to Source for the Best Candidates Using Post and Pray Model

  • Corporate Website
  • Internet Job Postings
  • College Campus Postings

Better Ways to Source Best Candidates

  • Direct Sourcing
    • Networking
    • Conferences
    • Books
    • Networking (Again)
    • Go Where the Best Candidates Go Both Online and in Person
    • Networking (yet Again)

Determining Proper Offer

  • It's Not All About the Salary
  • Extending the Offer
  • Counter Offer Discussion
  • Close Candidate

Handling the Counter Offer

  • Talk About Reasons Companies Make Counter Offers
  • Talk About What Company Officials Say Prior to a Counter Offer
  • Ask the Candidate's Feelings (Making a Move Is Emotional, Not Rational)

Onboarding the Best Candidate

  • Welcome Them Sincerely
  • Remind Them Why Choice Was a Good One
  • Demonstrate That It Was a Good Move
  • Protect Them From Submariners
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  • HR Certification Institute 1.5
     
  • This E-Learning program has been approved for 1.5 recertification credit hours toward general recertification through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
     
  • SHRM 1.5
     
  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.5 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
     

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Bill Humbert

Bill Humbert

RecruiterGuy.com

  • Founder of RecruiterGuy.com
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of speaking, recruitment consulting, career transition consulting and twice published author for professionals (writing third book now)
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous recruitment and job search topics – Spoken on finding a job at top College/University campuses nationwide
  • Author of several publications related to the areas of recruitment and job search – latest book – Employee 5.0 Secrets Of A Successful Job Search In The New World Order. Quoted in the NY Times on salary negotiating. Quoted in The Province in Vancouver, BC on candidate lying. Veteran of 85 television interviews and numerous radio and podcast interviews – most recently in The Art of the CEO and Thank God For Monday podcasts
  • SHRM
  • B.A. degree, English, Assumption College, Worcester, MA
  • Can be contacted at recruiterguy@msn.com, phone 435-714-4425, on Twitter® @recruiterguy81, www.RecruiterGuy.com or at www.linkedin.com/in/recruiterguy
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Product ID: 401417
Published 2018
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