How to Tackle Targeting

Topics: RN recruiting, recruitment strategies, high volume recruiting, temporary hiring

Posted by Mike Shaughnessy on Feb 24, 2021 3:00:00 PM

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When speaking to Talent Acquisition professionals, we find that targeting talent is often at the top of the list of challenges. But every targeting situation is different. Sometimes you are filling a short-term need. Other times, you’re trying to pipeline talent for a position with consistent needs. Or you might be looking for a very specialized candidate with a limited talent pool to draw from.

In this blog post, we’ll tackle these common targeting challenges and offer examples that will provide you with ideas for your own efforts. And don’t forget, NAS is always here to help!

Target #1: The Unicorn

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We’ll start with the narrowest scenario, where you are looking for a candidate (or a small number of candidates) with a very specific skill set. We call that Unicorn Hiring. Perhaps it is someone with hard-to-find technical knowledge or a highly specialized health care professional.

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Need to hire now? Here’s what you need to know.

Topics: hiring events, high volume recruiting, temporary hiring

Posted by Jennifer Henley, PHR & SHRM-CP on Mar 25, 2020 3:27:33 PM

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As we navigate a “new normal” in the wake of COVID-19, many industries have transitioned to remote work (NAS among them). While many businesses are staffing down due to emergency shutdown directives, others have shifted to temp-hiring-emergency mode. If you’re one of the essential industries, like healthcare, grocery, retail or supply chain, that needs to attract temporary talent quickly, you need to be visible and get the word out to potential candidates.

Here are a few ideas on how to recruit those individuals who may have just been laid off and are receptive to temporary work.

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