Job candidates: How to find them

Posted February 08, 2016 by
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Organizations often overlook having an open house or another face-to-face meeting as a relatively inexpensive way to hire multiple people for one or more roles. The best candidates do not apply for jobs simply because they’re open to taking new jobs, and they happen to be qualified for jobs recruiters want filled. College students and recent graduates are far more likely to be interested in applying, interviewing, accepting job offers, and staying with a company for years if they understand the organization, the work environment, and the team they’d be working with from the beginning of the process.

Identify ideal candidates who fit the corporate culture by painting a mental picture of who they are. What kind of education should they have? Work experience? Geography? Diversity? Recruiters should invite those who match that picture from their networks and the networks of company employees. Not enough people? Reach job candidates through targeted mobile banner ads, targeted display banner ads, targeted emails, and other such targeted recruitment media solutions.

At College Recruiter, we believe every student and recent graduate deserves a great career, and we are committed to creating a quality candidate and recruiter experience. Our interactive media solutions connect students and graduates to great careers. Let College Recruiter assist you in the recruiting process. Be sure to follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook for more information about the best practices in college recruiting.

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