This article explains about creating a "bench" of top talent.
One of our customers wrote a blog to get salespeople and they got 40 people applying. This enabled them to get have a bunch of people for the current roles and also a block of people for the future recruitment. In other words a bench of people. This customers tells us they have saved over £125,000 ($162,000) in recruitment fees.
Of course this gives a one of hit of recruitment, you could get other senior managers doing this or you could create a culture that your company is great and employees great people, through the power of social media. If you can save £125,000 in sales in recruitment fees, what else could you save if you empowered all employees to talk about how great the company is?
Most companies wait until there’s an open position to start scrambling for new talent. This is a mistake. It is even dysfunctional. To be truly prepared to make your number, you need a constant supply of top talent on deck. To do this, you must set up a “virtual bench” of go-to talent that can be on-boarded quickly and efficiently.Here’s how to make it happen.