Employers – Trillium Staffing https://pubblog.in.trilliumstaffing.com Your Partner at Work Mon, 02 Dec 2019 19:36:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.7 Results are in for the 6th Annual “Trillium Takes on the Town” event! /blog/results-are-in-for-the-6th-annual-trillium-takes-on-the-town-event/ /blog/results-are-in-for-the-6th-annual-trillium-takes-on-the-town-event/#respond Thu, 07 Nov 2019 19:52:04 +0000 /blog/?p=7399 Continue reading ]]> The annual “Trillium Takes on the Town” event results are in! Each Fall, we challenge our staff across the nation to select a cause or organization in their community to support. As we are in the 6th year of this fantastic event, we can’t help but be overwhelmed at the level of support our local branch offices provide their respective communities. Please click on the image below to view the highlights of their accomplishments.

Are you a stand out professional, technical professional, driver, or skilled worker seeking contingent, temporary, or long term career opportunities?  Visit our job board  for more information!  Want to learn more about how you can gain access to Trillium’s national network of professionals and skilled workers? Contact us today!

Trillium, a national leader in staffing and recruitment is a valued staffing partner to over 22,000 companies nationwide. Trillium is privately owned by Oskar René Poch.

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Speed Matters for All Lead Conversions! /blog/speed-matters-for-all-lead-conversions/ /blog/speed-matters-for-all-lead-conversions/#respond Tue, 05 Nov 2019 14:11:50 +0000 /blog/?p=7381 Continue reading ]]> In a job market that is at tight as it is now, it shouldn’t be a surprise that speed is the key to locking down a hire or an incoming lead. Competition for talent in almost every industry is at an all time high so making sure that your voice is heard first can be key to filling that position or landing that contract.

For salespeople and recruiters alike, speed and quick turn around times can be the difference between landing the sale and falling flat. In the sales and recruiting industries, every minute counts. Let’s look at this from the perspective of a client lead calling in asking for assistance in filling an order. Typically, when they are reaching out to an outside source, it is because the need is fairly urgent or they are being asked by upper management to gather information. In either scenario, by making sure they are a priority to you and your sales team will ensure that they do not turn to your competition. Everyone wants to feel like they are important and that their need or needs justify your attention.

For instance, according to a recent survey performed by Velocify, you have a 391% higher chance of a lead conversion by responding to an online inquiry or missed call within 1 minute. After that minute, the percentage drops to 120% and after an hour, it drops to only 36%. What this should tell you is that speed is the name of game here. Chances are that if you don’t respond in a timely manner, your competition absolutely will and you lose out on a sale. Do not give up! If at first you don’t reach the client, make sure to try again after an hour or so and maybe one more time that day. There is a fine line between being persistent and annoying so tread lightly. For more information regarding what may be deemed appropriate, check out the info-graphic created by Velocify.

Now let’s take a look from a prospective candidate or potential hires perspective. All of the same theories for lead conversions also ring true here. Let’s say you have found a solid candidate that could be a really good fit and you are eager to get them in front of your client. Once the initial contact is made, do not drop the ball. If the candidate is desirable by you and your client, they are most likely interviewing and talking with a number of other companies. If you wait even a few hours to reach out and make additional contact, it may be too late. At this point or really any point in the hiring process, speed with communication is key. Keep your candidates briefed on every aspect of the process and make sure you are being timely in your responses. Again, if you don’t, your competition will.

Whether your preferred method of contact is by phone, email or text; make sure you are making speed in your communications a priority. Everyone wants to feel like they are at top of mind and a quick response to any type of inquiry is the best way to instill this feeling.

The Trillium brand of companies is privately owned by René Poch and provides more than 30 years of industry leading recruitment and staffing services through its divisions including: Trillium Staffing, Trillium Construction Services, Trillium Driver Solutions, Trillium Technical, and Trillium Environmental. With approximately 100 offices nationwide and nearly 400 internal recruitment professionals, the Trillium brand is proud to be recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as a Top 35th Largest Industrial Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Largest Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in the U.S., and a 2018 winner of National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. For more information please visit www.trilliumstaffing.com.

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Trust – A Salesperson’s Secret Weapon /blog/trust-a-salesperson-secret-weapon/ /blog/trust-a-salesperson-secret-weapon/#respond Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:31:50 +0000 /blog/?p=7369 Continue reading ]]> Whether you are in the industry of selling products or services, trust should be your first go to selling tool. Building and sustaining trust can not only increase sales with current clients but it can in turn result in more word of mouth referrals and ensure that you are seen as respectable and honorable in your industry.

One of the keys to building trust with a new or old client is fairly simple, you have to ensure them that you have their best interest at heart. If you enter a sales meeting with a client but only focus on your product and service, your prospective client will automatically assume your motives are selfish in trying to increase sales and not understanding their end goal. Sit down and truly talk with your client to determine what is important to them and what they need to reach goals that your product or service can assist with. Once you have a solid foundation of understanding regarding what’s important to them, the client will be much more receptive to what you have to offer. In addition, if after the conversation, it is understood that maybe what you have to offer isn’t best for the client at this time, have an open conversation with them and discuss ways that later down the road, you might be able to reach an agreement. Keep you lines of communication open.

Its building this trust from the beginning of a sales relationship that can help you get in front of the decision makers later on down the road when your services are in fact needed. Be available for them when they reach out and always consider the working relationship you built up thus far as being very important even if you haven’t made the sale yet.

When discussing potential opportunities with clients, be open to giving solid advice when asked. By being honest and even sometimes critical of a situation, the client will begin to understand that even if you don’t get the sale, you are focused on what is best for them, thus building more trust and loyalty to their bottom line. By continuing this open relationship, the client may end up coming back to you for advice, which in the end could result in a sale.

Trust, especially in sales these days, can be hard to come by. This is not an easy solution by any means but can be a very powerful tool if used appropriately. In the end, trust is what wins over clients and instills confidence in your product or service and your company. If your clients learn that they can trust your judgement and understand your intentions, the overall working relationship will turn from a professional one to one where you are assisting a friend or colleague in need.

The Trillium brand of companies is privately owned by René Poch and provides more than 30 years of industry leading recruitment and staffing services through its divisions including: Trillium Staffing, Trillium Construction Services, Trillium Driver Solutions, Trillium Technical, and Trillium Environmental. With approximately 100 offices nationwide and nearly 400 internal recruitment professionals, the Trillium brand is proud to be recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as a Top 35th Largest Industrial Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Largest Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in the U.S., and a 2018 winner of National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. For more information please visit www.trilliumstaffing.com.

 

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How to Halt High Driver Turnover from the Start! /blog/how-to-halt-high-driver-turnover-from-the-start/ /blog/how-to-halt-high-driver-turnover-from-the-start/#respond Wed, 09 Oct 2019 14:24:50 +0000 /blog/?p=7327 Continue reading ]]> With the Driver shortage as prevalent as ever, a new study by Stay Metrics is showing that new Driver retention is also a huge issue for carriers nationwide. But what could be causing a large percentage of Drivers to jump ship before hitting the 90 day mark?

Stay Metrics, a retention strategy firm, found that in the 1st quarter of 2019 only 64% of Drivers hired on last beyond 90 days. While this particular survey was sent to only 70 carriers and doesn’t necessarily represent a huge percentage of all carriers nationwide, it does lend to a particular trend that could be problematic for future hiring.

The main takeaways from this survey included such ideals as making sure to be transparent to your Drivers regarding the company, duties, equipment, etc., and paying attention to warning signs that may come before they are even hired in. Basically, the more you share with a potential Driver from the very beginning will ultimately benefit you as a employer. If a Driver knows exactly what they are getting into from day 1, they are much less likely to jump ship or leave prematurely and both the hiring manager and Driver will be on the same page.

In fact, transparency was such an important factor for Drivers, it was the basis for 4 of the 5 questions Drivers were asked. According to Lana Batts, co-President at Driver iQ, a background check company, stated that the overall cost of Driver retention can be $8,000-$10,000 per Driver.

If you are experiencing high turnover with your Drivers, this could be costing your company big, when the solution is rather simple. Listen to your applicants during the interviewing process and if you hear something that may not coincide with what you are offering or what the position entails, be honest with the candidate. Getting these kinks worked out in the very beginning of the process can ultimately save your company money in the long-run.

For more information on this survey, please visit ttnews.com.

The Trillium brand of companies is privately owned by René Poch and provides more than 30 years of industry leading recruitment and staffing services through its divisions including: Trillium Staffing, Trillium Construction Services, Trillium Driver Solutions, Trillium Marine, Trillium Technical, Trillium Environmental, and Trillium Techs. With approximately 90 offices nationwide and nearly 400 internal recruitment professionals, the Trillium brand is proud to be recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as a Top 25 Largest Industrial Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Largest Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in the U.S., and a 2015 winner of National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. For more information please visit www.trilliumstaffing.com.

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Looking To Grow As A Recruiter? Check Out These Tips! /blog/looking-to-grow-as-a-recruiter-check-out-these-tips/ /blog/looking-to-grow-as-a-recruiter-check-out-these-tips/#respond Thu, 03 Oct 2019 13:17:47 +0000 /blog/?p=7270 Continue reading ]]> Whether you are new to the recruiting scene or might be considered a seasoned veteran, it is never too late to hone in on your recruiting skills. Check out these top 10 habits that Indeed.com considers to be fundamental for any successful recruiter.

  1. Be a candidate advocate. While you may be getting paid based on filling orders, try looking at each opening as an opportunity to advocate for both sides. Focus on your client’s needs but also keep in mind what may be best for your candidate. This will help to instill integrity and trustworthiness from both sides of the spectrum.
  2. Do first what you hate most. This may sound easier said than done but the best way to be productive is to not procrastinate. By getting your most taxing job done first, this can free up the rest of your day to focus on more enjoyable tasks such as touching base with clients or employees for referrals.
  3. Always be prospecting. This can be true for every candidate you come across. Keep in contact with them and make notes of what their strengths and weaknesses are. You may not have a fit for them now but that could change in the blink of an eye and by being prepared for the unexpected can help you to get the fill just that much faster.
  4. Get your referral on. We can’t stress how important referrals can be in the recruiting and hiring industry. Word of mouth will always be an extremely influential tool and it is your job to make sure you are taking advantage of the resources at hand. Keep the communication open between you and your solid candidates. Chances are individuals with exceptional work ethic hang out with people of the same mentality. Always ask if they know of anyone seeking work and make sure your candidates know you are available for further contact.
  5. Keep on collaborating. It is vital for recruiters to keep a strong working relationship with their hiring managers to ensure that communication and compromise can flow easily. Recruiters need to feel comfortable going to their hiring managers with issues and concerns and have the forethought to help them prioritize and plan on the best course of action with each order.
  6. Don’t stop demoing. Technology is ever evolving and it is a critical tool for all recruiters to stay on top of. Even if you feel satisfied with your current work flow and programs/platforms available, it is always a good idea to stay ahead of the competition in terms of technological advances in the industry. You never know when a new program could help to revolutionize your company’s hiring strategy.
  7. Review data, but go with your gut. While the ability to pull large amounts of data is great and can make your job easier, it is important to not be fully reliant on this information. As we all know, technology can only do so much and it is important to keep in touch with any gut feelings you may have regarding candidates or clients alike. In other words, try and keep the human element alive in recruiting.
  8. Be honest and actionable. While it can be easy to be vague with a candidate if they didn’t get a specific role, it is not the best policy. Be honest and let them know what happened with the position or why someone else was better suited for the opening. Leave them with some kind of actionable item whether that means to hone in on our their interviewing skills or to simply keep looking for the right fit, candidates will appreciate the overall honesty.
  9. Find (multiple) mentors. No one should be above seeking guidance from others. Hiring and recruitment can be a tough game and it is always make it easier by reaching out to others for assistance or insight. Choose a handful of people that are knowledgeable in this space and be ready and willing to reach out when needed.
  10. Share what you know, and ask the same. Networking is a huge part of the recruiting industry and shouldn’t be something to be taken lightly. Not only can this help to increase your available candidate pool but you can also gather insight from industry leaders and use this information to grow and sustain your own hiring strategies. In addition, don’t be afraid to share what works for you when asked and hopefully the same individuals will do the same in return.

Not all recruiters are created equal and depending on the industry, overall strategies may be drastically different from one another. However, by keeping these habits in mind, you can try and grow as a recruiter and improve your company’s hiring strategy one candidate at a time.

The Trillium brand of companies is privately owned by René Poch and provides more than 30 years of industry leading recruitment and staffing services through its divisions including: Trillium Staffing, Trillium Construction Services, Trillium Driver Solutions, Trillium Marine, Trillium Technical, Trillium Environmental, and Trillium Techs. With approximately 90 offices nationwide and nearly 400 internal recruitment professionals, the Trillium brand is proud to be recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as a Top 25 Largest Industrial Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Largest Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in the U.S., and a 2015 winner of National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. For more information please visit www.trilliumstaffing.com.

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12 High Paying Construction Jobs to Consider /blog/12-high-paying-construction-jobs-to-consider/ /blog/12-high-paying-construction-jobs-to-consider/#respond Fri, 13 Sep 2019 15:45:28 +0000 /blog/?p=7146 Continue reading ]]> I have written about it time and time again that the skilled trades industry is an excellent alternative to a formal 4 year education. There are more than enough various skills sets to gravitate towards and not only that but positions in the skilled trades and construction industries can be very lucrative when it comes to pay, benefits and opportunities available.

Looking for a reason to give the construction industry another look? Check out this list of 12 high paying construction jobs according to Indeed.com.

  1. Heavy Equipment Operator – National average salary of $19.90 per hour
  2. Mason  – National Average salary of $19.93 per hour
  3. Ironworker – National Average salary of $20.09 per hour
  4. Construction Inspector – National Average salary of $23.97 per hour
  5. Plumber – National Average salary of $25.07 per hour
  6. Electrician – National Average salary of $25.26 per hour
  7. Building Engineer – National Average salary of $25.71 per hour
  8. Pipefitter – National Average salary of $26.71 per hour
  9. Boilermaker – National Average salary of $31.59 per hour
  10. Construction Manager – National Average salary of $76,326 per year
  11. Civil Engineer – National Average salary of $79,496 per year
  12. Construction Superintendent – National Average salary of $85,320 per year

Interested in learning more about any of these positions? Check out Indeed’s site to get an idea of what it would take to start a career in the construction industry. Also, check out the wide array of construction opportunities that Trillium has available across the country at www.trilliumjobs.com.

The Trillium brand of companies is privately owned by René Poch and provides more than 30 years of industry leading recruitment and staffing services through its divisions including: Trillium Staffing, Trillium Construction Services, Trillium Driver Solutions, Trillium Marine, Trillium Technical, Trillium Environmental, and Trillium Techs. With approximately 90 offices nationwide and nearly 400 internal recruitment professionals, the Trillium brand is proud to be recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as a Top 25 Largest Industrial Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Largest Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in the U.S., and a 2015 winner of National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. For more information please visit www.trilliumstaffing.com.

 

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What the Driver Shortage Can Mean For the Consumer /blog/what-the-driver-shortage-can-mean-for-the-consumer/ /blog/what-the-driver-shortage-can-mean-for-the-consumer/#respond Wed, 04 Sep 2019 15:31:29 +0000 /blog/?p=7129 Continue reading ]]> As it sits right now, according to the American Trucking Association, it is estimated that trucking companies nationwide are experiencing a driver shortage of over 60,000 drivers short. In fact, this shortage is expected to grow in the coming years which could ultimately effect you, the end consumer.

In fact, according to Bob Costello, Chief Economist for the American Trucking Association, “The increase in the driver shortage should be a warning to carriers, shippers and policymakers because if conditions don’t change substantively, our industry could be short just over 100,000 drivers in five years and 160,000 drivers in 2028.”

This continued decrease in drivers available could result in higher prices and even more frequently, out of stock items. For a consumer base that is becoming more reliant on in store pick-up and store to home deliveries from local stores, this problem may become more prevalent. Local, smaller companies will absolutely feel the burden of the shortage before your larger national chains but in the end, consumers who rely on trucking companies to get their goods from point A to point B, will be the ones the most affected. The fact of the matter is simple, less drivers available to transport the products we purchase on a daily basis, the less available those products will be and thus the higher the demand.

As I have mentioned before, all it not lost! The key to alleviating the driver shortage is change the societal view on what it means to be a Truck Driver. If we can get more people interested in a career in the transportation industry and change the stigma surrounding such jobs, we can help to try and fill the nearly 7.4 million job openings out there!

For more information on how the driver shortage is affecting job seekers, companies and the economy, check out the article by www.usatoday.com.

The Trillium brand of companies is privately owned by René Poch and provides more than 30 years of industry leading recruitment and staffing services through its divisions including: Trillium Staffing, Trillium Construction Services, Trillium Driver Solutions, Trillium Marine, Trillium Technical, Trillium Environmental, and Trillium Techs. With approximately 90 offices nationwide and nearly 400 internal recruitment professionals, the Trillium brand is proud to be recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as a Top 25 Largest Industrial Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Largest Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in the U.S., and a 2015 winner of National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. For more information please visit www.trilliumstaffing.com.

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Trillium Ranked 31st Largest Industrial US Staffing Firm in 2019! /blog/trillium-ranked-31st-largest-industrial-us-staffing-firm-in-2019/ /blog/trillium-ranked-31st-largest-industrial-us-staffing-firm-in-2019/#respond Thu, 29 Aug 2019 18:11:18 +0000 /blog/?p=7118 Continue reading ]]> René Poch founder and CEO of Trillium Staffing, just announced that Trillium has been ranked by Staffing Industry Analysts as the 31st Largest Industrial US Staffing Firm for 2019!

“As the years go on, we continue to owe our growth and success to the over 400 internal staff working across the country. Their dedication to attracting, identifying, and recruiting some of the best candidates in each line of work is what sets us apart from our competitors,” states René Poch, CEO.

Trillium follows a partnership approach by connecting high quality talent to compelling careers within diverse national markets. They achieve this through professionalism, honesty, and integrity as a recognized leader in the staffing and recruitment industry.

The Trillium brand of companies is privately owned by René Poch and provides more than 30 years of industry leading recruitment and staffing services through its divisions including: Trillium Staffing, Trillium Construction Services, Trillium Driver Solutions, Trillium Marine, Trillium Technical, Trillium Environmental, and Trillium Techs. With approximately 90 offices nationwide and nearly 400 internal recruitment professionals, the Trillium brand is proud to be recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as a Top 25 Largest Industrial Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Largest Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in the U.S., and a 2015 winner of National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. For more information please visit www.trilliumstaffing.com.

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Why Is Ghosting Becoming More Prevalent In The Hiring Process? /blog/why-is-ghosting-becoming-more-prevalent-in-the-hiring-process/ /blog/why-is-ghosting-becoming-more-prevalent-in-the-hiring-process/#respond Mon, 26 Aug 2019 19:22:01 +0000 /blog/?p=7103 Continue reading ]]> The term “Ghosted” has become all too familiar for employers over the past few years and the trend doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon. But what could cause a prospective hire to fall off the face of the earth without a courtesy email or phone call?

According to Indeed.com, nearly 50% of all candidates ghost an employer by not replying to recruiters or hiring manager or simply not showing up for a scheduled interview. A smaller percentage, around 20%, do so further in the hiring process such as not showing up on their first day on the job or accepting an offer but failing to sign the paperwork. This plainly means that employers are being affected by ghosting throughout the entire hiring process. This ultimately puts employers in a very difficult situation of having to start from scratch suddenly when time isn’t on their side. But why is this happening in the first place?

It seems that the top reasons for candidates to ghost are not a real surprise. The majority, just over 50%, state that they just decided against the job, others ended up receiving another, better job offer and some even sited lack of salary or benefits being offered was the final straw causing them to walk away. But outside of ghosting being unprofessional and irresponsible to do, are there really any true consequences for the candidate? Surprisingly, over 90% of job seekers that Indeed surveyed stated that they didn’t really experience any kind of negative impact from ghosting in terms of them finding future opportunities. They are not having to answer for their actions and can simply move on to the next interview or opportunity. In addition, while ghosting appears to be prevalent among younger job seekers (between the ages of 18-34), ghosting seems to have penetrated all age groups and demographics.

While it may feel as if there is nothing employers can do when this occurs, this may not be the case. Ghosters have provided just a little insight into what may keep them from ghosting in the first place. According to Indeed’s survey, the majority of job seekers who ghosted an employer stated that they felt the hiring process took too long and that there wasn’t enough transparency regarding the job from the get go. These are both easy problems to remedy and both surround the same idea, communication is key! Keep your candidates continually up to date make sure you are being transparent and honest with them throughout the process. You may not be able to make everyone happy in this regard but every little bit will help!

While ghosting feels like it has become a norm in the hiring process in today’s professional landscape, it is the hope that the actions of these job seekers will eventually catch up to them. But in the meantime, all of you hiring managers and recruiters out there need to take care with each and every prospective hire. The job market is too competitive for candidate’s to wholeheartedly give you their undivided attention, but in order to keep their interest, you have to make communication your number one priority.

The Trillium brand of companies is privately owned by René Poch and provides more than 30 years of industry leading recruitment and staffing services through its divisions including: Trillium Staffing, Trillium Construction Services, Trillium Driver Solutions, Trillium Marine, Trillium Technical, Trillium Environmental, and Trillium Techs. With approximately 90 offices nationwide and nearly 400 internal recruitment professionals, the Trillium brand is proud to be recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as a Top 25 Largest Industrial Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Largest Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in the U.S., and a 2015 winner of National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. For more information please visit www.trilliumstaffing.com.

 

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The Importance of Providing Candidate Feedback /blog/the-importance-of-providing-candidate-feedback/ /blog/the-importance-of-providing-candidate-feedback/#respond Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:55:02 +0000 /blog/?p=7056 Continue reading ]]> All candidates deserve some form of feedback when it comes to them applying or showing interest in one of your positions. According to Indeed.com, the “Golden Rule” of treat others the way you want to be treated is the main ideal behind providing such feedback.

Think about this way; if you put forth the effort to apply for a position online and maybe even perform a follow-up call or email for a phone interview, you would expect the same level of participation from the hiring manager or recruiter, right? Check out these 7 simple steps that Indeed believes will help you and your team provide better candidate feedback and overall boost your company’s reputation among job seekers.

  1. Every candidate deserves feedback. This is not rocket science and means exactly what it says, if they take the time to show interest in your role, reciprocate and provide a little feedback.
  2. Start with the material. Always try and be clear and upfront with your job seekers, making sure they are aware of your hiring process. If there are multiple interviews or a waiting period involved, keep the candidates updated along the way.
  3. Offer ongoing insight. Give them specific industry stats regarding hiring. If you have an over abundance of applicants for a role, statistics will show that you obviously can’t hire everyone and unfortunately that may involve the candidate in question.
  4. Acknowledge the awkward. I think everyone will agree that the worse parts of hiring is having to A. let someone go or B. explain why are they are not qualified and will not be hired. However, in both instances, it will do much more good than harm if you are upfront and honest. Don’t beat around the bush, explain the situation, making sure they understand the reasons behind the decision even if it is as simple as they didn’t make the final cut.
  5. You’re never too busy. You will always have enough time to make a quick 30 sec – 1 minute phone call notifying a candidate that unfortunately, you went another route. Although, the conversation is short, this action is much more powerful than you think.
  6. Make it actionable. If you come across a candidate that may have just fallen short of being qualified, help them along the way. Provide constructive criticism and provide avenues in which they make be able to better their situation and resume. This could something as simple as improving their communication skills to taking some online courses.
  7. Practice what you preach. Try and remember the human side behind recruiting. You don’t always know the back story behind each of your candidates. What if they have been struggling for months to land a job to not only provide for themselves but to better their future. A simple act of treating others the way you would want to be treated, if you were in their position, will go a long way!

In the end, it is very simple to lose sight of the big picture when going through resume after resume. Behind every cover letter and application is a person who is simply trying to find work. By making sure we provide those candidates with the proper courtesy of some kind of feedback, we are ultimately improving the overall job seeking experience for candidates and employers alike.

The Trillium brand of companies is privately owned by René Poch and provides more than 30 years of industry leading recruitment and staffing services through its divisions including: Trillium Staffing, Trillium Construction Services, Trillium Driver Solutions, Trillium Marine, Trillium Technical, Trillium Environmental, and Trillium Techs. With approximately 90 offices nationwide and nearly 400 internal recruitment professionals, the Trillium brand is proud to be recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as a Top 25 Largest Industrial Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Largest Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in the U.S., and a 2015 winner of National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. For more information please visit www.trilliumstaffing.com.

 

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