Every TA leader and HR recruiter appreciates that we are currently operating in a candidate-driven market. By 2020, employers in Europe and North America will require 16-18 million more college-educated workers than will be available. No wonder 76% of hiring managers claim attracting top talent is their greatest challenge.
So how do you increase your chances of securing quality talent when faced with a shrinking talent pool?
By casting a wider net.
To put this into action, you need to specifically focus on stepping up your diversity recruiting efforts. If you question whether there is a supply of diverse talent at all, then the following statistic should remove all doubt:
Yet the acquisition of diverse talent is a challenge.
In efforts to unpick the challenge of diversity recruitment, we surveyed 200 Talent Attraction leaders who confirmed that they're losing diverse candidates early in the recruitment funnel - but, they’re unable to explain why. To find this out we surveyed 1,000 candidates and analysed the 25,000+ questions they asked prospective employers during the recruitment process. This revealed how they make up their mind on whether an employer is serious about diversity (spoiler alert! stats & photos alone won't cut it):
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