All-too-slim majorities of recruiters feel that their organizations view recruiting as strategic and valuable, according to data from the Recruiting Rountable.
The pie chart below shows the percentages of the 4,000 recruiters surveyed who said that “recruiting is viewed as a strategic priority at my organization.”
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Slightly better are the results below showing the percentages of recruiters who said “my organization values the work we do (in recruiting).”
The Roundtable suggests the following be done to reinvigorate recruiting (explored in depth in the December/January Journal of Corporate Recruiting Leadership):
- Building pipelines of critical skills
- Honing attraction and branding efforts
- Strategic talent planning
- Clarifying recruiting roles
- Training (and continuously developing) the recruiting team
- Maximizing selection efforts while maintaining candidate care
- Enhancing measurement and metrics.