Good quality employees can prove to be difficult to recruit but you can't run a business without them! Filling your London jobs with excellent staff could transform a unsuccessful company into strong and healthy business. LondonAreaJobs is pleased to offer you some advice to get you through the recruitment process so you can find the perfect person for your London jobs.
It can often feel as though these miracle workers are mythical and totally impossible to locate. The frequently publicised ‘skills gap’ can make sourcing the right employees for your London jobs difficult for so how do you go about it?
The recruitment process is crucial as if you can get it right you virtually eliminate the risk of employing the wrong person for your London jobs. Get the process wrong, and you could find that you do not even receive applications from suitable candidates, much less find them during the selection process. This means you’ve spent good money on a defective recruitment process.
Recruitment should not only be considered as a process to fill your present London jobs needs but should be viewed as a part of an overall business strategy for resourcing and recruiting staff for your London jobs. Once you have filled one of your London jobs, you should have a list of applicants who you would consider for the same or other London vacancies in the future. This should make the process much more straight forward and cost effective the next time around.
Recruitment is not purely about filling your London jobs. The process exposes your organisation to the public. Consider applicants as prospective clients so if a candidate has had an unfavourable experience with your organisation, you be sure that they are likely to tell people about it and word gets around. It’s vital that the whole recruitment process for your London jobs creates an excellent impression of your business
Firstly, you must draw up a ‘job profile’ making sure that you do fully understand what you require candidate for your London jobs. Ensure you are aware of the legal aspects of advertising your London jobs (such as discrimination) before you start. London Borough Councils websites should have some helpful information.
You obviously also need to place your adverts for your London jobs somewhere to give them the maximum exposure. The most commonly used include:
• Job Boards such as LondonAreaJobs
• London Recruitment Agencies
• The London Job Centre Plus
• London Newspapers
You can find more information on ways to advertise your London jobs by following the links below.