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Breaking Down Your Multifaceted Recruitment Marketing Strategy to Build Resilience and Results

Symphony TalentNovember 28, 2023AdTechAnalyticsAssessmentsAwarenessCandidate ExperienceCareer DevelopmentCareer SitesConnectionCRMEmployer BrandingEmployer Value PropositionProgrammatic AdvertisingQualificationRecruitment CampaignsResourceRetention

Laying the groundwork: Recruitment strategy built for success       

In the dynamic world of recruitment, establishing a robust talent acquisition strategy can be thought of like constructing a house. Each element is crucial in ensuring the structure's stability and longevity. In this post, we will delve into the foundational steps of this strategy to outline how your organization's offerings contribute to a seamless and effective recruitment strategy.

Employer brand

At the core of any successful talent acquisition strategy lies the blueprint, or floor plan, of the employer brand house. This encompasses the organizational structure, interdepartmental collaboration, opportunities for career development, and the company culture. By offering a comprehensive view, recruiters can attract top-tier talent aligned with the organization's ethos.    

Employer value proposition: Building a solid framework

The next step involves constructing a robust framework through the Employer value proposition (EVP). The EVP showcases the value your organization offers its employees in return for their efforts, including compensation, benefits, work environment, career development, culture, and mission/vision. 

The importance of creating a robust EVP should not be underestimated; 65% of candidates have withdrawn from a recruitment process due to an unattractive EVP (Gartner).      

Focus on four pillars to build an attractive EVP for your ideal candidates:

  • Credibility refers to how much current and potential employees trust and believe in an organization's claims about themself. A credible employer brand is built on honest, transparent communication.    
  • Aspiration is about creating a compelling vision of what the organization strives to achieve and how employees can contribute to and benefit from this journey.    
  • Relevance involves understanding current and potential employees' needs, preferences, and motivations and reflecting these in the employer brand proposition. It involves staying updated with changing workforce trends and expectations.    
  • Differentiation involves highlighting unique aspects of the company's culture, values, benefits, and opportunities that are not easily replicated by others. This differentiation is crucial for companies operating in industries with high competition for talent.    

Building the employer brand: A window to success 

Building an employer brand will allow prospective employees to see more of the company culture. 56% of job seekers ranked brand as a deciding factor when selecting a job. Pushing a solid and recognizable brand is one of the best ways to recruit employees. Recruitment branding is about the reputation you have built through brand awareness and how your current employees experience and represent you.     

Your career website is a crucial window into the organization, offering better candidate interactions, improved experiences, and content control. Utilizing other forms of tech can make a world of difference, too.    

Tracking and managing your prospective candidates that come in through the career website is made easier and smarter with a candidate relationship management (CRM) solution. Benefits include: 

  • Enhanced personalization of marketing campaigns    
  • Better targeting of your ideal candidates    
  • Streamlined recruiting processes    
  • Improved vetting of candidates    
  • Optimized advertising channels    

Your CRM will keep you connected, build a stronger relationship with your candidates, and improve their overall experience.   

Elevating the candidate experience: A candidate-first approach

Next, think about the flow of your house or the candidate experience. Adopting a candidate-first approach to your recruitment strategy involves providing a clear path for the candidate journey. A vital part of this is clear and consistent communication with candidates. Use effective brand messaging and informative content that resonates with the target audience.     

Credibility and authenticity: The keys to success

Credibility and authenticity are absolutely essential. Candidates will see right through a fake facade of who you are as an employer. Potential buyer for your house or great candidate in the process? Be sure to qualify them to make sure they are a good fit and better predict job performance with science-backed, unbiased talent assessments.  

Internal mobility: Introducing talent to the neighborhood

Once the right talent is identified, internal mobility becomes crucial. Implement an internal career site and transparent employee communications on open positions to seamlessly integrate new members into their teams and the broader organization.    

Building resilience and results: A multifaceted approach

Recognize that there's no one-size-fits-all approach to building a recruitment strategy. Employ a multifaceted strategy coupled with a well-defined EVP to enhance reach and engagement, elevate job realities, promote diversity, manage employer reputation, and cultivate a pool of exceptional talent.    

Well-crafted talent acquisition and recruitment strategies are the cornerstone of all successful recruitment efforts. By focusing on the above elements and leveraging your organization's tools and solutions, recruiters can elevate their efforts, ensuring they attract and retain top-tier talent. 

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Increase loyalty and retention

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Get in front of the right people, at the right time, with the right message. The result? Greater brand awareness and expanded right-fit talent network.
Build connections
Strong relationships and connections lead to better talent engagement and higher conversions.
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Take the guesswork out of candidate selection with an objective view into a candidate’s skills, competencies, and culture fit.
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Create more opportunities for the talent you hire to become loyal brand advocates who choose to grow with your organization.

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