It happens to the best of us.
You start settling into a comfortable work routine and, before you know it, that routine becomes a rut. You’re doing the same things, day in and day out, and while you may be keeping everything afloat, you have a nagging feeling that you could be doing a lot more to take your recruiting practice to the next level.
So how do you move past a career plateau? By changing things up! There are many ways to do this – you can start small by making little adjustments to your daily workflow, or go big by starting a new company project.
Here are a few fun ways for campus recruiters to break out of their comfort zone.
It’s official – Millennials now make up the majority of the Canadian workforce.
So what does this mean for recruiters? Well, the task of sourcing and hiring millennial talent requires a drastically different approach than past generations. The reality is that Gen Y is not from another planet. They want what anybody wants in a career: security, variety, challenging work – they are just looking for it in a different way.
According to Jobvite, 47% of millennials report using their mobile devices exclusively to search for jobs, and that number increases 4% year over year. Therefore, to design a millennial recruitment strategy that works, your best bet is to take advantage of the latest trends in mobile and online recruiting.
These three digital tactics will help you optimize your recruitment strategy for this year’s batch of students and new grads.
You’ve likely heard about it at some point this year – gamification is sweeping the business world and it’s making its way into the campus recruitment community.
For recruitment teams looking for new ways to engage and motivate Gen Y, gamification can easily be incorporated into existing programs.
Today’s students and recent grads are different.
Forget the tired stereotypes of entitlement and poor work ethic – these are attributes typical of youthfulness, not qualities unique to Generation Y-ers.
Some of the real attributes that make the current generation of Canadian youth different are an unparalleled level of tech savvy – and an unprecedented emphasis on meaningful work. Continue reading