Lack of preparation
To hire the best people, you need to know
what your organisation needs and what
each role requires.
Ask the hiring manager specific
questions about the role and
validate your understanding.
Make sure your stakeholders
understand best practice
Share personal tips and success
stories about attracting and
recruiting top talent.
Mistake #2 Misdiagnosis
To recruit hard-to-find candidates, you need to understand
the request for specific skills or experience.
Find out what’s behind the request
for specific candidate experience.
Discuss what other experience you
could look for to discover equally
Look at candidates you’ve already
screened in a different light to see
if they could fit.
Plan your strategy
As recruiting requests build, you need to
plan ahead. ‘Try harder’ is not a strategy!
Build a recruiting timeline and try
and stick to it. Build in best-case and
Pick some low hanging fruit. Plan to fill
easy roles fast while working long-term
on those harder-to-find candidates.
Report back to the business on
progress and next steps.
Discover how to avoid other top recruiting
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