Want to attract top talent? Check out the list of the great recruitment marketing tactics you should be using…but you probably aren’t.
Want to attract top talent?
In a candidate driven job market, HR professionals have to be innovative in order to attract top talent’s attention.
This is where recruitment marketing comes in. Recruitment marketing is HR’s latest tool for attracting candidates. By applying marketing methods in recruiting, you can get candidates interested in your company and eager to apply for your open positions.
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Recruitment marketing can help you differentiate your company. Using proven marketing tactics, you can attract candidates attention and get them to apply to your open job positions.
In the following text, you will discover 5 effective recruitment marketing tactics your probably aren’t using – yet!
Top 5 recruitment marketing tactics
Here are the top 5 smart recruitment marketing tactics:
Tactic #1: Create diversified recruitment content
One of the best ways to attract your ideal candidates is with interesting and useful recruitment content. There is a myriad of different types of recruitment content for each step of the candidate’s journey. Here are a few examples:
- White papers, case studies and eBooks
- Infographics, diagrams, flowcharts & graphs
- Mini games and competitions.
Tactic #2: Upgrade your career site
A perfect career site explains who your company is, what you do and contain information about your company culture, values and work environment. It also invites potential candidates to browse your open job positions and makes it easy for them to apply.
When was the last time you updated your career site? I don’t mean job ads. Did you publish the photos of your new office? Updated your employee page? Added new perks and benefits? Make sure to keep your career site up to date!
Tactic #3: Use social media
Social media recruiting is another important tactic used in recruitment marketing. You can use social media to find great candidates and promote your recruitment content.
You should start by building a social media recruitment strategy. You should also get familiar with the best tips for recruiting on the most popular social media networks: LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook.
Tactic #4: Utilize employee advocacy
Encourage your employees to become your employer brand ambassadors. Ask them to write an article for your career blog, take photos of everyday life at your office and share it on social media, explain why they like to work at your company in a video or write a review of your company on Glassdoor.
Tactic #5: Experiment!
Measure the results of your recruitment marketing tactics. Once you find areas you want to improve, start experimenting to see what gets you the best results. You can use A/B testing, test different landing pages, job ads, calls to action, etc.