Today’s competitive business environment with gnawing deadlines is making every profession a mere matter of getting things done. Especially, in a profession like that of recruitment, completing the deadlines, and helping the candidates with the interview and onboarding process, the recruiters forget helping themselves.
Yes! In this blog, we are going to talk about the self-improvement practices that recruiters must adopt.
Here are a few tips to help you begin the same. Take a look.
- Read and listen to the right books-
It is very important for every person to grow in their career to keep challenging their knowledge. For instance, you can work on your tactics on how to keep a candidate convinced to join your company and not get ... So, make time to listen to podcasts, attend webinars, events or read write-ups written around recruitment, time management, meeting deadlines, using recruitment management software, etc. Even if you will be able to pick and adopt one good thing from these, you will see a wonderful change in your tactics.
- Keep a track on recruitment updates-
It is important to be up to date with the latest trends in your profession. It can be related to using social media or recruitment management software. Infact, keeping yourself upgraded technology wise helps a lot in saving time as well. So, you can use the recruitment software to do sourcing, and managing candidate database. You will save a lot of time by taking the help of the software. This time can be utilised by you to upgrade your knowledge of what is in, what’s new and what is trending in your niche.
You can even talk to fellow recruiters about it. If there is a time crunch, all the recruiters in the office can bifurcate days amongst them. For instance, one day a recruiter will read about the updates, the other day someone else and then the information can be shared with all.
- Grow your network-
Social media, especially LinkedIn plays a very important role in finding that purple squirrel for every vacancy you have got the responsibility to fill in. This is why it is really important to develop your personal brand. The better the network, the better would be your sourcing for vacant job positions. So, instead of blindly copying what others are doing, you should comment on the thought leader’s post or recruiters you know, be active on LinkedIn and accept connection requests. Basically, you should be posting, commenting and connecting actively on LinkedIn. If you are clueless and have no idea how you should begin with it, you can read LinkedIn networking hacks for recruiters.
In a nutshell, it is important to work on yourself and the existing skills in order to hone them and grow professionally. So, make sure while you are juggling to meet your timelines, you are making efforts to be the best at what you do.
Sukriti Saini is a renowned Content Developer who loves to read and write about technology and human behavior. Recruitment writing has always intrigued her as it bridges the gap between her interest in Technology and Human behavior. She has done Bachelors in Journalism from Delhi University When not writing, she loves to talk about food and life.