Acquiring talent is the first step towards building a reliable workforce. When an organization starts or expands, the owners need workforce to execute the ideas they envision. The need to hire talent also arises when there is sudden upsurge in the demand of product or service. This increase in demand requires more hands to complete the orders on time. Thus, the talent acquisition proves to be one of the crucial activities of HR department. The process should be taken very seriously as the future of the organization depends on this simple looking activity.
Steps of acquiring talent in an organized manner
The more organized the talent acquisition process is, easier it becomes to bring the correct employees on board. This can be done systematically following steps, such as:
- Identification of job details: When the organization’s vision is boiled down to tangible targets, the recruiters find what processes need to be introduced to meet these aims. This laying out of process is broken down to number of work hours required and then the correct number of employees is chosen to get the task done in the chosen timeline. Planning, designing, executing of work order are some of the basic processes that need people with various skill-sets.
- Raising crisp and clear recruitment appeals: The job description giving clear details of the work expected by the job seekers is posted in relevant platforms. The recruitment appeal should be crisp yet detailed enough. It should also contain information about salary, perk and other motivational details to make the offer lucrative.
- Short-listing of applications for interview line-up: The recruiters should scan all the applications received meticulously and conduct initial rounds of interview/test/discussion to find the suitable candidate. The shortlisted candidate should then be introduced to immediate supervisor for checking the compatibility and management skills of the applicant.
- Sending the offer letter: When the whole process is complete, the offer letters can be sent out to the candidates timely to seal the end of the process.
With performance management software containing the talent acquisition module, all these processes can be streamlined. This helps recruiter build a good image of the company too.