How to identify top talent

Ensurign that you recruti the best talent into your bsiness is crucial to a postive working culture. In our recent survey 81% employers and 60% of employees expressed they have seen poor cultural fit lead to conflict in an organisation

 

Recruit for the career, not the job 

To retain attract top talent in an organisation you need to be able to provide clear career progression.

Career progression is a key consideration when changing roles, and a key contributor to job satisfaction.Before you start the recruitment process it’s important to consider how you can provide career paths for your potential employee.

Be honest about what qualities are required

Increase the chances of finding and securing top performers and be honest about what you’re looking for when you’re recruiting for a particular role.

The next step is to make sure that you are genuinely assessing job seekers based on the attributes that you believe are the most important.

Keep the importance of cultural fit front of mind. Hiring someone that matches the skill requirements perfectly could mean you overlook someone better suited for the team. 

Be flexible with your requirements 

Keep the importance of cultural fit front of mind. Hiring someone that matches the skill requirements perfectly could mean you overlook someone better suited for the team. 

The ideal candidate doesn’t need to have all the skills from day one. Try to balance the skills that are esential for the role and those that can be developed once they are in the role.

No prior experience in the relevant industry could even be seen as an advantage as the employee can bring fresh ideas and processes to your organisation.
 
Trust the recruitment consultant 

The most productive relationships are those where recruitment consultancies are viewed as a business partner and not just a supplier. 

The more a consultant knows about your business, its culture and what you want to achieve, the closer we’re able to work together, the easier it is for our consultants to offer high quality, tailored recruitment solution. 

Our professional recruitment consultants have a thorough understanding of the markets in which they operate and have exposure to a range of job seekers, which means they can spot potential talent for specific roles. So if you’re able to work closely with us, we can help you increase your chances of securing professionals who will develop into top performers.

 

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