In a digital age where just about anything can be found online, it has never been easier to find volunteer opportunities. This rings especially true as the holiday season approaches. People are looking for ways to improve not only their communities, but their resumes, as well. Volunteer experience is something that employers value, and they look for this type of professional experience on both resumes and your social media pages, such as Facebook and LinkedIn.
As we’re fresh off of our own convention attendance at TechDay, we wanted to take a look at some of the other conventions and events that are influencing the staffing industry.
Staffing World 2016 is coming up in just a few short weeks. It is the largest and most comprehensive staffing convention and trade show in our workforce solutions industry. The event will host world-class speakers, cutting-edge exhibitors and some of the greatest minds in the business. That’s why we wanted to bring some attention to it, as industry-wide events, like these, are an ever-growing trend within the staffing industry.
Successful recruiters have the whole package. They are career counselors, consultants, salesmen, advisors, fact finders, and so much more. A great recruiter is able to provide candidates with both sides of presented opportunities, the benefits and the challenges, while taking the time to learn exactly what each candidate is looking for in their career. Recruiting takes time, energy and a keen ability to build trusting relationships with both candidates and clients.
There are so many elements and regular habits that make great recruiters successful. Below, we have listed out just a few of these practices, and if you incorporate them into your routine, you’ll be taking your place among their ranks in no time.
Recruiting is about more than just pairing the right candidate with the right job. It’s about taking the time to build a network and rapport based on truthful, genuine engagement. It’s a simple idea, really. People want to work with people that they know, like, and trust.
So how can you build a network of strong candidates and clients? Here are a few tips that every new recruiter should know: