By this point you've no doubt heard about employer branding and how important it is for finding the right talent, and it's true. A strong employer brand will not just give you more candidates to choose from, but they will be a better cultural fit. But did you know that having a strong employer brand will also drastically reduce your acquisition costs? According LinkedIn, having a strong employer brand can reduce recruiting costs by 43%! So how do you go about developing your company's employer brand?
Content marketing is all around us. In fact, you're probably either using or viewing some form of content marketing on a daily basis and you might not even know it, especially if you use social media. The Content Marketing Institute defines content marketing as "...a strategic marketing approach focused on creating and distributing valuable, relevant and consistent content to attract and retain a clearly-defined audience — and, ultimately, to drive profitable customer action."
The foundation of a successful veteran recruitment campaign is a strategy that makes sense for reaching your target audience. A recruitment campaign is not unlike any other kind of marketing campaign. You need to go to market with the right message, for the right audience at the right time. Two key elements of your strategy will be focusing on social recruiting and optimizing your application funnel.
Hiring military veterans ain’t what is used to be. No, these are better days for all; better for veterans and companies. Hiring veterans is no longer the cliche, “nice thing to do.” Military veterans are bringing the tangible, trackable benefits that companies covet, which is why hiring managers and talent acquisition directors can’t seem to find enough of them.
Building a talent pipeline is one of the most important things a company can do to sustain itself and ultimately grow. Having a steady stream of talented, qualified prospects ensures the future of your business is in good hands. But corporate recruiting is not cheap and it certainly isn’t easy.
Here are 5 tips to help build your talent pipeline with little or no budget.