The most effective and efficient recruitment process is an organization-specific model that seeks the right people for the right job at the right time. It is a detailed and step-by-step procedure for attracting talented individuals to organizations.

Stage 1: Preparing
  • Begin by considering the client's needs and the characteristics, skills, and traits that would constitute your ideal hire. This will help guide and simplify your entire recruitment process. The next step is to review existing role documents or create a job description and person specification for a new role.

  • Stage 2: Sourcing
  • Using a variety of methods to find candidates can be extremely effective. Consider using a major job portals , a variety of social media channels (such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, among others). Consider internal recruiting to find candidates among your existing staff who have internal knowledge of the organization.

  • Stage 3: Screening
  • This process begins with reviewing employment application forms and/or CVs in order to narrow down your applicants to the very best candidates. The goal of reviewing these documents is to find applicants whose qualifications, skills, and experiences are most closely aligned with the requirements of the open position. Candidates who pass this stage are shortlisted and invited to an in-person interview.

  • Recruitment
    Stage 4: Selecting
  • The most important aspect of the recruiting process is selecting the best candidate. Meeting potential candidates in person is your ultimate opportunity to determine if they have the perfect combination of knowledge, skills, and experience you are looking for, regardless of how good they appear on paper. It is best practice in recruitment to use a variety of candidate selection methods that best suit your hiring needs, such as written exercises and/or presentations.

  • Stage 5: Hiring
  • The hiring stage of the recruitment cycle includes two major activities: job offer and pre-employment checks. Once you've found your ideal candidate, call them and follow up with an official job offer letter. All hiring terms are clarified in a well-structured job offer.

  • Stage 6: Onboarding
  • Onboarding is the final and perhaps most important stage of the recruitment process, and it is all about making new employees feel welcome and assisting them in settling into their new workplace by collaborating with their new coworkers. Great onboarding begins with introductions, progresses to orientation, and concludes with training. When these activities are combined, they form the ideal formula for ensuring a successful start for any new employee.