How to turn good employees to Great Recruiters


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Organizations need to realize that the employees within their organization are a key to a great talent pool and can be used to build great teams.
Find simple steps to unleash the recruiting power of each of your employees with effective use of their own social networks.

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How to turn good employees to Great Recruiters

  1. 1. How to turn Good Employees to Great Recruiters How to turn Good Employees in Great Recruiter
  2. 2. Hiring Issues Faced by an organization • Ensuring a candidate’s professional as well cultural fit with the organization is a crucial task. Even after multiple rounds, organizations end up making a bad hire. • Competitors also target the same limited pool of resources . Competent employees are a critical factor for any company’s success. Human Resource is one asset which can make or break the organization. • Evaluating that the new hire be stable and loyal is an important part of the prerecruitment process How to turn Good Employees in Great Recruiter
  3. 3. Solutions • In depth interviewing Process and behavioral and technical evaluations based on administered tests. • Interview panel consisting of senior management representing different departments • Detailed job analysis and job description listing out the attributes of the person needed for each role • Detailed process of prescreening and reference checks to weed out completely undesirable candidates Employee Referral Programs are an important aid to quality recruitment • Employee Referral Program – One of the most productive hiring techniques using company’s current employees to refer prospective candidates because “ Good Talent knows Good Talent ” .The success mantra of this technique is highly dependent upon the participation of current employees. How to turn Good Employees in Great Recruiter
  4. 4. Employee Referral Program Encourage participation Here are some tips to turn your employees into smart recruiters : • Involve Senior Management. Ask them to address the employees about the usefulness and relevance of employee referral program. • Ask the employees, who they think will be the right fit for the organization. Let them do the job analysis, make job descriptions and list out the skill sets and attributes of the potential employee so that they are involved from step one. Success of any employee referral program depends upon the participation,efficiency , willingness and motivation of current employees. • Broaden their horizon by increasing the pool of the potential candidates encompassing not only their acquaintances but also their ‘friends’. How to turn Good Employees in Great Recruiter
  5. 5. Employee Referral Program Harness the power of Social Media • Educate your employees about what is happening in the organization and ask them to promote the same through social media. • Tell them why the organization is a great place to work and what are the benefits of associating with them. • Employ social recruiting tools to help employees match the job descriptions with a candidates qualifications to ensure they reach out to the right person, increasing their productivity. Social Media has changed the face of recruitment & has evolved as one of the most efficient recruitment tools • Have training sessions with a person knowledgeable about social networking who can help employees unleash the potential of their social networks. How to turn Good Employees in Great Recruiter
  6. 6. Employee Referral Program Communication is the key • Keep your employee referral program simple to understand. Employees will not be willing to participate in any tedious, difficult to understand and time consuming process. • Ensure employees are aware about the open and priority requirements in your organization on a regular and frequent basis The need of referrals not only for the organization, but also for the employees, needs to be stressed. • Employees should be made aware that why the new hiring is important for the organization. A brief on the new project which can be shared with the employees goes a long way to ensure the success of the program. How to turn Good Employees in Great Recruiter
  7. 7. Employee Referral Program Rewards & Recognition • Cash rewards is one of the most preferred and motivating referral reward. • Reward all referrals in some way, to keep employees motivated and encouraged to participate. • Organize competitions between departments for example rewards for the team having maximum no. of hires etc. Employee’s motivation levels are a key determinant of The program’s success • Non monetary awards like public recognition to employees , movie tickets , meal vouchers, personalized thank you notes also go a long way in motivating employees. How to turn Good Employees in Great Recruiter
  8. 8. Employee Referral Program Transparency and Efficiency • Provide feedback whether it is good or bad so that they can focus on the right talent. • Most of the employees get frustrated when they don’t get to know the status of their referrals. In the absence of any feedback they are less likely to refer someone for the job. Feedback and speed are 2 crucial elements that make or break the program • Complete the process quickly. Once you start getting the referrals, it is very important to shortlist and conduct the interviews as soon as possible. How to turn Good Employees in Great Recruiter
  9. 9. Employee Referral Program Keep improving the program • Evaluate your Employee Referral Program regularly. • Take feedback from employees effectiveness and ease of use. regarding the • The most important criteria to judge the success of any employee referral program is the number of employees participating in the same. • Always sign up the new employees on the referral program and encourage them to participate in the same. Continuous evolution is the key to growth • Introduce program changes, new technology and recruiting tools in your employee referral program based on feedback. How to turn Good Employees in Great Recruiter
  10. 10. Sources • Inc. 5 keys to Recruiting the best of best. • CareerBuilderCommunications – Referral Madness • Everything Business Corp : Turn Your Staff into an Unstoppable Recruiting Force How to turn Good Employees in Great Recruiter
  11. 11. About Zalp ZALP is a unique SaaS (software-as-a-service) based social employee referral software designed to help organizations efficiently source the highest quality candidates through the most valuable source of recruitment– Employee Referrals. How to turn Good Employees in Great Recruiter
  12. 12. About Zalp Empowered with breakthrough features that tap into the full potential of Social Media and an extremely user friendly interface, ZALP is every organization’s perfect Social Employee Referral and Social Recruiting Software. % ZALP helps organizations boost their employee referral output by upto 72% How to turn Good Employees in Great Recruiter
  13. 13. Why Zalp 7 easy and convenient ways to refer The success of any employee referral program depends on one primary factor: Employee Participation ZALP gives employees not one but seven easy and convenient ways to make referrals. This ensures increased employee participation like never before. ZALP’s social media integrated features make the referral process for employees not only easy but also fun. How to turn Good Employees in Great Recruiter
  14. 14. For more information, visit To book a free demo, drop a mail to You may also call us for any other assistance 1-866-217- 1267 How to turn Good Employees in Great Recruiter
  15. 15. Do you already have an Employee Referral Program? Get a personalized indexing report for your organization that helps you benchmark your referral program against industry leaders and understand key performance indicators better. Register now » ER-i is the first ever initiative on employee referrals that brings together recruitment leaders from all across the world to set the benchmarks of an employee referral program. How to turn Good Employees in Great Recruiter