The good news is that the economy is improving. The bad news for business leaders is that finding good talent is getting harder, particularly for positions focused on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). The pool of active candidates is shrinking. What does this mean?
This is a critical time to shore up your talent acquisition practices, specifically your sourcing/recruiting system as well as your screening process. This article discusses how the connection with talent is once again shown to be the #1 influencer of time-to-fill. A strong process is also essential for identifying the candidate who is the best fit, and for creating a positive experience for candidates.
Don’t wait until the talent competition is even more intense to improve your hiring practices. Stay ahead of your competition. Be proactive and make improvements now with these five activities.