Ever get a case of candidate lead FOMO? If you don’t have a talent network and a nurture strategy in place, it’s not just a fear of missing
out (FOMO) – it’s real. By sending every interested candidate directly into your ATS, you’re costing your company leads, applicants and hires – and missing out on building a strong pipeline of qualified candidates that only you can source from.
“I’ll just stick with the status … oh.”
Talent acquisition isn’t what it used to be – the linear, status quo of just-in-time hiring that used to work like a charm (i.e. 1. post on a job board, 2. get applicants, 3. make hires) is no longer effective. Low unemployment has resulted in less skilled talent, and the time and money it takes to hire the right candidate is now at 52 days and $4,000.
Today’s candidates have to be earned. And the best way to earn them is through a Recruitment Marketing strategy that attracts qualified candidate leads, engages them throughout the candidate journey and converts them into applicants when the time is right for both your organization and them.
A talent network is pivotal in that process…
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