How ‘Not’ To Miss Your Top Candidate Hires.

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It’s a simple but effective way.  And you can do it all in one day…

Dr J Sullivan has once more offered his vast experience to the masses, with a two part post on how to make sure organisations do not miss out on hiring the critical talent they need.  You already know from your own experience  that if you don’t win the hearts and minds of the talent you need – and quickly – your competition will.  So what is the good Doctor’s prescription?

On reading his sound advice, it struck home that John is not inventing something new – but maybe modernising a recruiting practice that many more seasoned recruiters undertook back in the early nineties: namely, the one day “Recruitment Fair”.  His process outline makes it clear this is a strategy every successful company needs to have available to them.

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work”Thomas Edison

In a nutshell, if you are an organisation that does not have a recruiting strategy which ensures your business can react quickly to attract those types of hires who will never be on the market for long, you will most likely be an organisation inferior to your competition in attracting the talent you need.  Check out Sullivan’s two articles below.

Develop a “1-Day Hiring” Program to Avoid Losing In-Demand Candidates, Part 2 of 2

Odds are that it happens way too frequently at your firm. You finally get a highly qualified applicant for one of your critical jobs, and in what seems like an instant, the prized candidate you are counting on is gone.

The reason that you can’t land any of these top “in-demand” candidates is simply because they have already accepted another offer before you have even completed your standard interviewing process. Fortunately, there is a way to … Check Out the Full Story

By Dr. John Sullivan



Client Services Director @ Resource Central Ltd
As part of our team I help companies develop, build, implement and manage people engagement and experiences that deliver ‘ real value’ across the Talent and HR business needs of Talent Attraction, Talent Acquisition, Talent Engagement, Talent Community Retention and Employer Value.