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GEAPS Webinar Recap: Help Wanted…the Top 10 Things all Companies Should be Doing!

Published: Sep 30, 2021 by Rosina

GEAPS Webinar Recap: Help Wanted…the Top 10 Things all Companies Should be Doing!

Covid has changed our world. It’s a job-seekers market and employers have to think differently in order to attract new talent.

In this hour-long presentation, Holly Betten, HR Business Partner at Landus, provided 10 strategies to help you find new employees and retain your existing workforce. The full GEAPS webinar presentation is available for free for GEAPS members in the Video Library on the GEAPS website.

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Betten advises viewers to throw lots of darts to attract new talent. Then she encourages you to try new and different tactics if you are not getting the results you want. Her suggestions include exploring untraditional methods like:

  • providing free tacos for in-person applicants
  • hosting a drive-through career fair or hiring
  • hiring a daily workforce through a prison work-release program

Later, she shares has tips for improving standard tactics, like job ads. She encourages you to have a clear and concise title on ads. You should also be intentional with your formatting. Finally, she reminds you to really sell your company to turn candidates into applicants.

Throughout the presentation, Betten encourages you to write down at least one thing you are willing to commit to doing and one thing you are willing to explore to attract new talent. These takeaways will help you achieve your long term recruiting goals!

The Video Library allows you to search educational sessions from past GEAPS Exchange Sessions, GEAPS Webinar and GEAPS Virtual Conferences. It is available to GEAPS Members.

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