Does your company have a strategy and deadlines in place for filling open positions? A specific timeline needs to be included in your recruitment strategy. Taking too long to hire a position can negatively affect your candidate pool.
Ideal candidates won’t wait for you to look for someone better. They’re looking for companies that move quickly and strategically. Remember, candidates are interviewing you just as much as you’re interviewing them. If you take too long to hire, it can demonstrate that you don’t value their time. And it can even influence the candidates’ perspective of how your company makes decisions overall.
In addition, if candidates see your jobs listed for long periods of time, they may question the reason behind it. It could appear you have difficulty retaining talent or your company isn’t a desirable place to work. As a result, you may end up choosing from a less talented group of candidates.
Taking too long to hire can also affect your expenses and your ROI. A prolonged job search will increase your expenses. Costs lost can range from paying recruiters and hiring managers to interview expenses.
The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) estimates the average cost per hire is $4,120. The last thing you want is to have to start a search over or go over your talent budget because you are not efficient. Acquire the right candidate and new hires from the beginning.
At Step Up Recruiting, we can help you implement a specific strategy for your company and keep your job search on task. You won’t go over budget with us or leave candidates wondering if your company is a desirable place to work. We pay close attention to our client’s requirements, corporate culture, and even future needs. Then we match each opportunity with the most exceptional, qualified, and eager candidates for an ideal solution. Initial perfect-fit and lasting satisfaction for both clients and associates are our goals for each and every placement.
Contact us today for a consultation and our guarantee of exceptional service.