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3 Techniques To Attract Top Technical Talent By John Sanders


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3 simple techniques that will help to attract, hire and retain top technical professionals.

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3 Techniques To Attract Top Technical Talent By John Sanders

  1. 1. John Sanders  Technical Recruitment Consultant
  2. 2. 3 Effective Techniques to Attract Top Technical Talent <ul><li>Relate Instead of Recruit </li></ul><ul><li>Write Career Opportunities Instead of Job Descriptions </li></ul><ul><li>Offer Value Driven Total Compensation, Instead of the Highest Salary </li></ul>
  3. 3. Relate Instead of Recruit <ul><li>Relate to Top Talent By: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding their needs / wants / desires </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Offer your support </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Letting them know who you are </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Align common values </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commit to their success in exchange for the same </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Results: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Top Talent will want to work for you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yours will be a career opportunity, not A job </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They will refer their Top Associates to you </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Writing Job Opportunities vs. Job Descriptions <ul><li>Job Description </li></ul><ul><li>Seeking qualified Software Engineer with background in C/++ on an RTOS platform. </li></ul><ul><li>If you do not meet the above criteria, please do not apply. </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits for this position: 401k, competitive salary and vacation. </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements: BS in CS. 5 years minimum experience. </li></ul><ul><li>Job Opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>ATTN: Software Engineers, state of the art missile defense systems need your programming skills to ensure they accurately fire when needed. The RTOS on the Sidewinder Missile understands C/C++ code. If you can communicate with this missile, then we want to speak to you! </li></ul><ul><li>Comp + Benefits: Customized comp plan based on your specific goals + needs. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Value Driven Compensation <ul><li>What else matters besides salary, stocks, vacation? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work life balance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting personal goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An atmosphere of success </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>World class co-workers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional development… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Used to sweeten any offer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Candidates may take less $$ for the overall opportunity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will be more committed to their career with you than searching for a better opportunity later </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your opportunity will be in a class of its own during salary negotiations </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Summary <ul><li>Johns Professional Statistics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Placed over 150 candidates in professional positions nationwide. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Represented over 50 hiring managers (Line Managers – CEO’S) with specific technical requirements.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Effectively placed candidates in 5.2% of the Fortune 500 companies. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintain a 98% fill ratio after an offer has been extended. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>96.4% of my candidates placed are still employed with my clients. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>58.2% have been promoted since being hired. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>“ A” Players are driven professionals and you have to relate to what drives them. </li></ul><ul><li>Attract and retain them not with a job, but an opportunity. </li></ul><ul><li>Close the deal with a personalized value driven offer. </li></ul><ul><li>I have personally helped my clients beat higher cash offers by employing these techniques. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Call to Schedule Service <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>John Sanders </li></ul><ul><li>Zakkt HR Consultants </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Toll Free: 1-888-909-2558 </li></ul><ul><li>Office: 713-575-5198 </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile: 214-529-3490 </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Blog: </li></ul><ul><li>Linkedin ID: </li></ul><ul><li>Web: </li></ul>