How To Attract Talents In a Talent-Driven Era

By Rania Mostafa

Rania Mostafa Rania Mostafa , is the HR Manager of the Canadian Council for the Dissemination of Science & Culture. Prior to her arrival to, Rania worked as Assistant Manager – Recruitment with KGL Holding Company & Subsidiaries, she led the recruitment team and was responsible for all the recruitment of the 8 companies in the Middle East.
Rania Mostafa , is the HR Manager of the Canadian Council for the Dissemination of Science & Culture. Prior to her arrival to, Rania worked as Assistant Manager – Recruitment with KGL Holding Company & Subsidiaries, she led the recruitment team and was responsible for all the recruitment of the 8 companies in the Middle East.

Limited pool of applicants? 

Poor quality of candidates is applying?

Is it hard to recruit?

Is it difficult to fill in your vacancy?

You have high turnover as a result of workload or wrong recruitment process?

Manpower Group has researched talent shortages and their impact for a decade. Employers have consistently reported difficulty hiring right-skilled talent; The 2015 Survey showed five reasons for the difficulty filling jobs, which confirm the talent shortage.

The lack of talented candidates in the market led to a fierce competition between employers to attract talents.  The talent shortage is real, and the need to create best recruitment strategies and practices is a must to win the competition.

Among HR’s many roles, HR professionals /Recruiters are responsible for ensuring they are hiring the best talents. Recruiters will have to respond to all the challenges and the trends in the market. Hence, to reach best talents within this high competition, they should actively create solutions to generate a pool of candidates for their hiring process.

Recruitment strategies vary from recruiter/business to another depending on many key trends.  Based on Indeed research that revealed key trends about the state of talent attraction the findings were:

  1. Workforce is active
  2. The talent shortage is real.
  3. Data is transforming recruiting

In this article, I will share selected strategies and recruitment best practices based on the Indeed study findings that could help you and your business to attract talents.



Originally posted 2016-10-27 16:00:23.

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