High Volume Hiring: 7 Ways to Speed Up Your Process
Jeanette Maister | December 20, 2018
Say the words high volume hiring and many recruiters will start to twitch from anxiety. Once commonly associated with hourly workers, high volume hiring extends to include salary employees as well, with the level of volume contingent on the company and industry in question. In a recent presentation, Evercore, a global independent investment banking advisory firm shared its latest numbers, citing some 200 plus campus hires and 75 to 100 more advanced positions in the U.S. alone. There are a few reasons that recruiters cringe at the idea of high volume campaigns, but mostly, it’s due to the speed required. Whether staffing retail workers for an impending holiday season or sweeping through college students and recent grads for internships and entry-level roles, high volume hiring often involves filling multiple positions in a limited timeframe. Very limited. No easy task, this puts added pressure on recruiters already eager to find the right candidate for each opening, making the goal quantity and quality. To speed up time to hire, while remaining efficient, consider the following tips.