Written by
Changeboard Team

Published
04 Feb 2010

10 top tips for recruiting in a recession

04 Feb 2010 • by Changeboard Team

Define a high performance behavioural role profile

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Set realistic must haves & desirable selection criteria

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Be honest about what the job is and isnt

Growing your own is potentially less costly and spreads a feel good factor amongst staff that your organisation offers longer term career paths.

Base your hire decisions on facts, not gut feelings

Growing your own is potentially less costly and spreads a feel good factor amongst staff that your organisation offers longer term career paths.

Use psychometrics to cut your cost of hire

Growing your own is potentially less costly and spreads a feel good factor amongst staff that your organisation offers longer term career paths.

Exhaust your internal candidates first before advertising externally

Growing your own is potentially less costly and spreads a feel good factor amongst staff that your organisation offers longer term career paths.

Be wary of taking the short term win of recruiting the overqualified applicant

Growing your own is potentially less costly and spreads a feel good factor amongst staff that your organisation offers longer term career paths.

Develop a slick application management process

Growing your own is potentially less costly and spreads a feel good factor amongst staff that your organisation offers longer term career paths.

Use an employee referral scheme

Growing your own is potentially less costly and spreads a feel good factor amongst staff that your organisation offers longer term career paths.

Never stop building your employer brand

Growing your own is potentially less costly and spreads a feel good factor amongst staff that your organisation offers longer term career paths.