How to source, interview, train, and retain hourly workers so you can spend more time growing and less time managing.
In his new book, serial entrepreneur and Workstream CEO Desmond Lim shares how to win the war for talent. The book combines learnings from thousands of hiring managers with easy to digest checklists to share with your team.
As one of the first branded experiences you will offer your potential hires, it’s in the best interest of your job posting to speak directly to your audience in a consistent voice that resonates with your internal communications.
Having the right keywords in the title of your posting is one of the most important keys to search-engine success. Follow with a compelling introduction to your company’s vision and typical collaboration process. When writing the description use common terms and be transparent about the role’s requirements and any qualifications.
Clearly state the compensation and duration of the project, but keep this brief. 60% of applicants search for jobs on their phones, so it’s best practice to review and revise down your job posting, using short bullet points where functional.
Lastly, consider your hiring demographic’s daily schedule and commute before posting for cues at when best to get their attention. Once the applications start to roll in, respond quickly by using an Applicant Tracking System to stay in touch with applicants through text and email. We share the secrets to Chick-fil-A’s hiring process and how they utilize Workstream to its maximum potential in this webinar on the Workstream Blog.
Millennials are currently the largest generation in the U.S. labor force, but it’s Generation Z that will be filling internships and entry-level roles for years to come. Gen Z is the first generation of digital natives having interacted with mobile devices, touch screens, voice computing and apps since childhood. These job seekers not only understand digital technology and social media platforms but appreciate the fact that a digital world makes life easier and more flexible.
Directly address your offline Gen Z patrons and easily convert them into informed team members with Text-to-Apply. Easily incorporated into posters, flyers, emails and even receipts: text-to-apply allows job seekers to start your application process by texting a unique short code directly from their phone.
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