Top quality employees can prove to be tricky to recruit but you can't run a business without them! Filling your Maidstone jobs with excellent workers may well be able to actually turn a weak company into strong and healthy organisation. AllMaidstoneJobs is pleased to offer you some advice to get you through the recruitment process so you can find the perfect person for your Maidstone jobs.
It can seem like these miracle workers are mythical and essentially impossible to locate. The often publicised ‘skills gap’ can make sourcing the perfect staff for your Maidstone jobs difficult for so how do you set about it?
The recruitment process is vital as if you do get it right you virtually eliminate the risk of employing the not ideal person for your Maidstone jobs. Get the process wrong, and you will find that you won’t even receive applications from appropriate candidates, much less see them during the selection process. This means you’ve spent good money on a defective recruitment process.
Recruitment shouldn’t simply be considered as a process to fill your existing Maidstone jobs needs but should be seen as a part of an overall company strategy for resourcing and recruiting staff for your Maidstone jobs. Once you have filled one of your Maidstone jobs, you should have a number of candidates who you would consider for the same or other Maidstone openings later on. This should make the process much easier and cost effective the next time around.
Recruitment is not simply about filling your Maidstone jobs. The process exposes your organisation to the public. Think of candidates as prospective customers so if a candidate has had a bad experience with your business, you be sure that they are likely to tell others about it and word gets around. It’s crucial that the whole recruitment process for your Maidstone jobs creates an excellent impression of your company
Firstly, you must draw up a ‘job profile’ ensuring that you yourself fully understand what you need candidate for your Maidstone jobs. Ensure you have knowledge of the legal aspects of advertising your Maidstone jobs (for example discrimination) before you commence. Maidstone Borough Council / Kent County Council websites will have some helpful information.
You clearly also need to put your adverts for your Maidstone jobs somewhere to give them the maximum exposure. The most frequently used include:
• Job Boards such as AllMaidstoneJobs
• Maidstone Recruitment Agencies
• The Maidstone Job Centre
• The Downs Mail / Kent Messenger / Maidstone Extra
You can find more detail on ways to advertise your Maidstone jobs by following the links below.
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