7 easy steps to empower your employee referral program - Zalp


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The importance of employee referrals as a source of recruitment has long been established however most organizations run their referral programs below the optimum output levels. The employee referral program is not always the problem. The problem may lie in how you're positioning it to your employees. If you're not doing all you can to get it off the ground, it won't stick. Let's look at 7 easy steps for an Excellent Employee Referral Program.

Zalp is the No.1 Employee Referral Tool used by leading organizations to increase their employee referral hires. Visit http://www.zalp.com to know more or drop a mail to info@zalp.com

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7 easy steps to empower your employee referral program - Zalp

  1. 1. Employee ReferralProgram BrandingIdeas 7 Steps to empower your Employee Referral Program
  2. 2. 7 Stepsto empower Your EmployeeReferralProgram The employee referral boom has taken the world by storm. Setting up employee referral programs can be tricky - there are many factors and intricacies involved and the nuances have to be handled just right for the program to succeed. It is important to remember that you are looking at cutting your cost of hiring and lead time at least by half. INTRODUCTION
  3. 3. 7 Stepsto empower Your EmployeeReferralProgram Here are 7 steps necessary to build an effective employee referral program:
  4. 4. 7 Stepsto empower Your EmployeeReferralProgram There is a need to market open positions to employees with as much transparency as can be mustered, which promotes clarity of knowledge and also makes those positions adequately visible among employees. This in turn enhances their understanding of the requirements for the position and helps them refer the right kind of talent for the job. Prioritizing Jobs
  5. 5. 7 Stepsto empower Your EmployeeReferralProgram There needs to be a clear draft of all benefits and rewards related to the referral program. Pay heed to your employees’ interests and what they would like in way of rewards. Giving them options to choose from and laying down a clear and concise process of awarding these benefits promotes efficiency. Defining Rewards
  6. 6. 7 Stepsto empower Your EmployeeReferralProgram There should ideally be substantial involvement of the top level management in any referral program. Plans which are formed and implemented at the top level are more likely to succeed in any organization. Employees also feel more involved and in tune with the requirements and are more likely to pitch in with the right referrals. Involving Top Level Management
  7. 7. 7 Stepsto empower Your EmployeeReferralProgram Often, it has been seen that effective and aggressive promotion makes the difference when it comes to employee referral programs. Heavily promoting the program across all levels and departments ensures that all employees are aware of even the most minuscule details about the program, its mechanisms and the associated rewards and benefits. Promoting your Referral program
  8. 8. 7 Stepsto empower Your EmployeeReferralProgram It is important to appreciate employees who refer good talent, and to do it in front of the whole organization. Giving successful referrers a kind of celebrity treatment and showcasing them can have great positive effects. It will inspire others to participate and add value to the company. Appreciating Success
  9. 9. 7 Stepsto empower Your EmployeeReferralProgram There needs to be a clear draft of everything that goes on post-referral, including the disbursement of rewards. The process of referring should be projected as a competitive activity in which any employee can participate and win generous rewards. Chalk a Clear Post-referral Plan
  10. 10. 7 Stepsto empower Your EmployeeReferralProgram A great way to make employee referral programs more efficient is by automating related processes through the use of technology. Using advanced technological tools can provide you with a way to simplify processes, increase transparency and gain trust, thereby producing better results. Also, you can actively monitor the system in real-time by generating detailed reports. Automating the Referral process
  11. 11. 7 Stepsto empower Your EmployeeReferralProgram ZALP is just a click away With these simple steps you are sure to see improved results in your referral program and if you need a tool that will help you seamlessly achieve all of this You may also opt for a free consultation on improvingyour referral program results. Our employee referral specialists would be glad to help.
  12. 12. Employee ReferralProgram BrandingIdeas For more information, visit www.zalp.com To book a free demo, drop a mail to info@zalp.com You may also call us for any other assistance 1-866-217-1267 www.linkedin.com/company/zalp www.facebook.com/zalp03 www.twitter.com/zalptweets Zalp integrates with all leadingATS providers.