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5 Ways to Make a Good Impression in the Recruiting Process

author Written by Jinisha Ghodasara April 13, 2020

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The competition in the market is increasing and companies have to find new ways to Grab attention and hire the best talent. To be the top contender during the recruiting process, the employers have to build a positive relationship with the candidates and make a good first impression. so here are some ways to make a good impression on the recruitment process:

Know Your Audience

To hire the best talent that fits your company you must refine your job posting and communicate accordingly. You should also optimize the career page of your website for mobile devices and advertise the vacant job position where your target prospective employees are likely to find it.

Develop an Efficient Recruitment Process

It is highly important to have an efficient recruitment process that gives a good candidate experience for all the applications that applied to a vacant job position in your company. A good and professional recruitment process and sure smooth communication, adhering to the time scales, fast and effective results. If you do not develop a good and efficient recruitment process, there is a high probability that you may lose on good candidates.

Don't skip the small talk

Many employers try to rush the interview process to be on time and in doing this they often ignore the importance of small talk. Talking casually with an employee for 2 to 3 minutes can make them comfortable with the interview process and the interviewer and make them open up more when you get to the important questions. This not only improves the interview but also makes the candidates feel welcomed.

Offer Employee Perks

The one thing that a prospective employee looks at while finding a job other than the pay scale in the company is if the company offers any employee perks. An employee perk could be anything from a gym membership to a vacation or Health Insurance. So it is important to point out the employee perks during the recruitment process to make your job position more attractive.

Good Communication and Follow Up

The secret to the success of a recruiting process is good communication and follow up with the candidates. Using an ATS can be very helpful but along with that recruiters must make sure that they have a good flow of communication with that candidate because due to lack of communication many candidates tend to move on and start looking for other jobs along with the communication and follow-ups with the candidates, it is also important to have good communication among the recruitment team. This not only makes the recruitment process easier but also has a good impression on the candidate as it makes your company look more organized.

It is difficult to come back and change a bad impression and a bad experience can also lead to damaging your company's brand name.

People tend to share bad experiences more often than they share good experiences with other people. So you do not want a candidate with a bad experience to scare away other good potential employees.

Use the above tips to make a good impression on the recruitment process and higher your next candidate.

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