A Candidate Isn’t Just for Christmas
Now the dust has settled from another busy season, it is a good time to take stock of your most recent recruitment campaign and consider whether there are things you can do to make your life easier next time around. Seasonal recruitment is a challenge at the best of times, whether you are searching for prospects for the winter holidays, summer sun or for recurring annual events.
Ensuring that quality talent is delivered on time while complying with company and industry standards can often feel like an uphill battle. To compound this, recruitment campaigns often start from scratch every season. To break this cycle, creating a talent strategy that works between the seasons will allow you to pick up where you left off, rather than being left picking up the pieces.
Here are five tips on building a sustainable seasonal recruitment strategy:
1. Building Pools and Pipelines of Seasonal Talent
The very nature of temporary recruitment means that applications will come in thick and fast during irregular periods. In many cases, hiring managers don’t have the tools or time to proactively create talent pools, so great candidates can often slip through the net. This