Given the initial feedback on this year's virtual career fairs so far, it’s important for recruiting teams to start thinking of a plan B. This week, we provide a few articles that demonstrate ways to attract college students and recent grads, engage them with your brand and organization, and even reduce your recruiting costs while making better hiring decisions.
And as recruiters struggle to engage college students through virtual career fairs and info sessions, these insights from recent college grads are invaluable. While this guidance is relevant for recruiting all college students, Noel Arellano, Rachel Choe, and Fabian Reynoso-Ramirez highlight its importance in enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.
Be sure to join us this Thursday, October 1, for our Remote Recruiting Check-In. We’ll take a look at what’s working, what’s not, and share strategies that worked even prior to the pandemic.
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Articles of The Week
What our virtual summer internship taught us about nurturing the next generation - Fast Company
Hiring spend getting out of control? Four ways to reduce recruitment costs- The HR Director
Campus Recruiting for Better Talent Acquisition Part 1: How to Attract Recent College Graduates -Parker Dewey
“...from ramp-up through the 12-week program, we pivoted quickly, learned from our mistakes, and discovered new ideas that strengthened our ability to engage overall with this next generation, especially as the future of the workplace continues to evolve due to COVID-19.”
The director of university and recruiting programs at eBay shares the experience of professionally developing its young intern class remotely, and how it benefited both the company and the student interns.
Related reading: Virtual Internships Allow Hiring Assessments to Evolve
“Having the right team in place is more important than ever, yet sourcing and securing talent is an area where a huge chunk of operational costs are usually positioned and one that can easily spiral out of control and eat into a business’s profits.“
The key priority for employers should be looking at ways they can reduce both the time and cost per hire, while getting the right talent in place.
Campus Recruiting for Better Talent Acquisition Part 1: How to Attract Recent College Graduates - Parker Dewey
If you're hiring recent graduates, pivoting your recruiting efforts to appeal to them can prove successful in your talent acquisition efforts. This article can help provide further understanding of who they are and what they are looking for as they search for career pathways that support their individual and collective priorities.
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