3 Tactics You Need To Consider In Your Executive Recruiting Strategy

Executive recruiting and recruiting as a whole has evolved over the years. Here’s a look at some of the recruiting trends that have been prominent, and why you should consider them in your next recruiting strategy.

Three Recruitment Trends That Will Dominate 2019

Source: entreprenuer.com

Put the Candidate First

In a market that is currently 90 percent candidate driven, the decision-making power is now in the hands of the talent. Creating a positive candidate experience is of utmost importance and will yield better prepared candidates, referrals of other talent, and positive exposure for your company and brand.

Beef Up Your Marketing

Organizations should use stronger recruitment marketing tactics to attract and retain top senior-level talent in 2019. Communicating the company’s unique value proposition creates a stronger employment brand, which is vital in attracting and retaining talent.

Your recruiting strategy and job postings should align with how job seekers are searching for roles. Your strategy should be mobile friendly, as this medium is highly-used during job searching. Diversity is also essential and should be ingrained into your hiring practices. Diverse teams are also more productive, innovative, and engaged in the work of the company.

Streamline the Interview Process

Use data and technology like artificial intelligence (AI) to streamline hiring efforts as your approach to the interviewing process continues to evolve. Incorporating data and AI into the recruitment process enables hiring managers to make a more informed decision while also automating the process. Eliminate bias by asking specific questions, and creating assignments and assessments for candidates to gain insight into their communication, presentation, and social abilities.

As candidates become more and more savvy, so should the ways we recruit them. Incorporating these tips can lead to stronger, more qualified candidates who will make a seamless transition into your company culture, and give recruiters more opportunity to build relationships with the future leaders of your business.

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Although these recruiting trends are from 2019, they can be applied to a recruitment strategy in 2020. In fact, many of the elements discussed here are used in our Clarity Executive Recruiting strategy.

A Candidate-Driven Focus

You’re not just filling a role, you’re searching for a candidate to become a key part of your organization and bring valuable skills. Your executive search is more than selecting the best person from a candidate pool to check the most boxes. By removing bias from the hiring process, you can focus on individuals who can be a catalyst for growth!

Stronger Executive Recruiting Strategy

Attracting senior-level executives is serious business and finding the right finance executive is crucial for a growth company. That’s why executive search should be part of your executive recruiting strategy. Don’t treat your executive role like you would any other role in your company. Our niche database of finance roles and qualified candidates allows us to connect the right individuals with the right roles.

Data-Driven Decision Making

Our advanced screening platform, Lumi-Fi, uses predictive technology to provide data on each candidate’s motivations, relevant experience, skills and fit score to predict their on-the-job success. 

Learn more about Clarity Executive Search and how it can help you find your next finance hire.

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Clarity is a recruitment agency specializing in the placement of designated Accountants and Finance professionals in the GTA and Vancouver. Our mission is to improve decision-making in hiring by investing in behavioural science and hiring technology. We specialize in Project & Interim Resourcing, Permanent Search and Executive Search and recruit Finance and Accounting Executives for growth companies. We are a tenured team of successful recruiters who have worked in the major industries across Toronto and Vancouver. info@findingclarity.ca.

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