In this video, Barbara Bruno discusses when, why, and how to effectively keep in touch. She outlines what methods to use, the frequency of your contacts, and a follow-up process that resonates with candidates.
- Have you ever passed on a candidate…and later discovered that they became a rockstar…and are working for one of your competitors?…That is just one reason you want to keep in touch…with candidates you don't hire.…In this video, we'll discuss when, why, and how…to effectively keep in touch.…We'll outline what methods to use,…the frequency of your contacts,…and a followup process that will resonate with candidates.…First, position yourself as an expert…who can help candidates make their next career move…even when you don't have a current opportunity for them.…
You don't want to miss out representing…a future high achiever.…Inform candidates what they need to do…to increase their market ability…and provide them with resources…to help them find a job on their own.…If you determine they need additional…training, certifications, or schooling,…provide them with information…and ask them to keep you updated on their progress.…These additional credentials…can help you hire or place them.…Next, plan to keep in touch at least bimonthly.…
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- Determining the purpose of the interview
- Clarifying expectations
- Making a good first impression
- Asking creative questions consistently
- What candidate questions reveal
- The basics of conducting an interview
- Creating brand awareness and getting referrals