Recruitment and HR Blog
The benefits of a direct approach to talent attraction
For many employers, the thought of carrying out recruitment in-house and directly attracting talent can be daunting. Where do you start? How can you attract good candidates to apply for your roles? How will you find the time to manage it all?
But actually, a direct approach to talent attraction doesn’t have to be stressful or time-consuming. We explain how, with the right approach, direct talent attraction can really pay off.
You’ll save on the high cost of using recruitment agencies
Recruitment agencies can undoubtedly do a great job of supporting employers with their recruitment processes. But it can be extremely expensive, with recruitment agency fees typically in the region of 15% to 30% of the successful candidate's salary. You will be benefiting from their expertise, along with the removal of much of the workload, but there are other ways you can tap into expert support at a far lower cost.
Candidates want to know who they are applying to
86%i of employees and job seekers will check out company reviewsand ratings to decide which companies they want to apply to. They want to know about a company’s employer brand, its culture and values, the training and development opportunities available, and the environment they’ll be working in.