The Seasonal Strain – Tips to Get Ahead of the Busiest Time of Year

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If you’re responsible for recruitment at organizations in Transportation, Logistics, Retail or the Gig Economy, you may be feeling (or anxiously awaiting) a seasonal hiring strain… and all of the associated challenges during this time of year.

One of the most common “seasonal strains,” or challenges, is that you’ll likely need a huge influx of candidates during this time of the year… but your usual outlets can’t support the growing demand to fill all your open seasonal roles.

A big part of my job is understanding the digital recruiting ecosystem; understanding how, when and where jobs are advertised, and how they can be optimized for better performance are crucial to the success of any employer that is hiring. Here are my quick recommendations to combat the challenges often present during peak hiring season:

1. Use candidate sources that allow you to reach across many different channels throughout the web.

A job ad exchange – a digital marketplace comprised of different types of job sites, consumer sites, niche and social sites – is a great source of candidates for companies advertising their seasonal jobs. Ad exchanges allow you to spread your jobs across a network of thousands of sites – rather

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