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How to recruit the best talent in foreign countries (Going Global 2015)

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Starting recruiting in a county, a city, culture or language you don`t now, is like driving a car in the dark without lights. One of the biggest mistakes in recruiting talent overseas is to use the same recruitment strategy, ethics and tooling as in your home country. In this presentation you will see the effect of the needed recruitment data to attract the best local talent. What drives your target group? What is the expected employer experience? and what recruitment channels are the most effective?

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How to recruit the best talent in foreign countries (Going Global 2015)

  1. 1. “How to recruit the best talent in foreign countries?” Geert-Jan Waasdorp @waasdorpigi
  2. 2. Who do you think are willing to travel more… 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 Lithuania United States of America (USA) Belgium Netherlands United Kingdom Denmark Brazil Maximum travelling time to work
  3. 3. What do we see?
  4. 4. What do we see here?
  5. 5. India: 1.492 job offers in one day
  6. 6. 49,9% of all the students ONLY by Accenture
  7. 7. • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DFtWPn3aBA North or South Korea?
  8. 8. Dutch perspective
  9. 9. UK perspective
  10. 10. UK Perspective • You tell what you earn • 72% tells their current salary • Less then 20% of the Chinese do • LinkedIn minded • Everyone wants to work in the UK • The importance of agencies/hunting • The application process is global average
  11. 11. What country has the smallest CV (in pages)
  12. 12. and the longest?
  13. 13. Don’t confuse global accessibility and connection with a global labour market
  14. 14. The lessons I’ve learned 1. Our own perspective and scope is our biggest challenge 2. Use independent data: If you recruit global, using globalrecruitmentchannels.com is really ‘a life saver’
  15. 15. Globalrecruitmentchannels.com
  16. 16. Where and how? Source: globalrecruitmentchannels.com
  17. 17. The lessons I’ve learned 1. Our own perspective and scope is our biggest challenge 2. Use independent data: If you recruit global, using globalrecruitmentchannels.com is really ‘a life saver’ 3. Use a local specialist 4. Translate the differences between countries, hubs, cities and cultures in recruitment strategy
  18. 18. Don’t want to be a tiger
  19. 19. The lessons I’ve learned 1. Our own perspective and scope is our biggest challenge 2. Use independent data: If you recruit global, using globalrecruitmentchannels.com is really ‘a life saver’ 3. Use a local specialist 4. Translate the differences between countries, hubs, cities and cultures in recruitment strategy 5. Define the talent that you need exactly in terms of quality, language, money, etc. The data is most likely available.
  20. 20. To recruit sales talent to Switzerland Group Size (x1000) Rank United Kingdom 633 1 France 451 2 Germany 373 3 Poland 179 4 Netherlands 136 5 Italy 97 6 Spain 79 7 Finland 49 8 Switzerland 31 … Austria 23 10 Country
  21. 21. To recruit sales talent to Switzerland Group Size (x1000) Rank Wants to work in Switzerland Willing to work abroad 3+ years Speaks German English Potential (x1000) United Kingdom 633 1 34% 87% 12% 187 France 451 3 28% 74% 15% 95 Germany 373 2 68% 69% 78% 175 Poland 179 4 32% 71% 16% 41 Netherlands 136 8 35% 40% 58% 19 Italy 97 6 43% 65% 2% 27 Spain 79 7 29% 86% 4% 19 Finland 49 9 37% 51% 12% 9 Switzerland 31 5 75% 31 Austria 23 10 36% 56% 77% 5 Country
  22. 22. To recruit sales talent to Switzerland Group Size (x1000) Rank Wants to work in Switzerland Willing to work abroad 3+ years Speaks German English Potential (x1000) United Kingdom 633 3 34% 87% 12% 23 France 451 4 28% 74% 15% 14 Germany 373 1 68% 69% 78% 138 Poland 179 5 32% 71% 16% 6 Netherlands 136 6 35% 40% 58% 11 Italy 97 7 43% 65% 2% 1 Spain 79 8 29% 86% 4% 1 Finland 49 9 37% 51% 12% 1 Switzerland 31 2 75% 23 Austria 23 6 36% 56% 77% 4 Country
  23. 23. To recruit sales talent in… Length of letter and resume (pages) Acceptable timescale application process (weeks) Number of interviews before hired Monthly income (EUR) Selection 2,7 4,6 6,3 3450 By average 2,3 3,4 3,6 3050 In 3 steps 3,4 3,6 3,0 3100 Cheap & fast 2,1 2,3 2,9 850 Takes time 3,3 4,8 3,5 3100 Quick & dirty 1,2 1,5 2,7 3300 In competition 2,0 3,6 4,8 2450 Effective 2,5 2,8 4,9 3000 Expensive 3,3 3,0 2,1 6950 Thoroughly 4,6 3,9 5,0 3350 Country
  24. 24. What do we do?
  25. 25. Fully specialised in global recruitment data We answer questions like • What are the best European locations for software developer centres? • Which cities house Arabic/French speaking professionals who want to work in a client support centre? • How to recruit German speakers to a customer service centre in Dublin? • How many oil drillers with families are willing to work/move to the Netherlands from Azerbaijan and Venezuela? • What is our global employer brand and how can we translate this into local EVP’s? • What drives managers and consultants to Singapore? • How to recruit IT professionals in Warsaw? • How to recruit and retain security port engineers in St. Petersburg? • …
  26. 26. Thank you for your time if you have any questions: contact: geert-jan@intelligence-group.nl

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