We are known for award-winning software by some of our customers, but others think of Stout Systems as their go-to resource for technical recruiting and staffing services.
Many hiring and HR managers struggle to determine whether or not they should engage us for direct-hire recruiting assistance or for temporary staffing.
Here are a few high-level points that might enable someone to choose between the two:
Many firms are concerned that they cannot compete with the high salaries on offer from larger, wealthier companies.
Is salary the most important factor when it comes to attracting and retaining technical professionals?
Fortunately, the answer to that question is a resounding no.
While salary and benefits are a key concern for job seekers, there are a handful of other matters that are of equal importance to them:
Read Peg's article for an in depth discussion on the top 5 ways to attract and retain top talent.
Is there any one thing that companies can do to win the talent war?
Yes, there is.
Streamlining the recruiting, interviewing and hiring process to reduce the cycle time is key.
Many companies use a team strategy to ensure that they make the best possible hires. That strategy can backfire on them when members of the team are out of the office on business or vacation.
Postponing interviews until the entire interviewing team can engage will often introduce such long delays that the best candidates will be snatched up by another firm.
To reduce the time involved in hiring, more and more companies:
These are just a handful of the tactics smart companies are using to out-manoeuver their competitors and win the candidates they really want.