5 Reasons You Need a Successful Employee Referral Program

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Automation technology simplifies an employee referral program.

Automation can further simplify the process and drive employee participation. With social job distribution, job listings are posted to employees' personal feeds or status updates at employee-specified intervals. In this way, the employees are seamlessly and constantly recruiting. Employees like this option because they have ultimate control over the frequency with which the automated postings occur.

As candidates search for new opportunities, having employees spread the word about open requisitions will ensure that top talent finds your company and applies to your roles. Strategically encouraging employee referrals can help companies reach their objectives by hiring employees who integrate faster, fit better, and stay longer than non-referred employees.

Eighty-five percent of employers are expecting their companies' hiring to increase or stay the same. At the same time, workers are staying in positions for shorter periods of time. By capitalizing on employee networks, companies can start addressing the need for increased hiring in today's new era of talent acquisition.

In fact, companies already recognize the benefits of employee referrals. Organizations rank employee referrals as their most successful source of hires, above job boards, social networking sites and corporate career pages. Part of the reason employee referrals are ranked so successfully by employers is because they attract talent that benefits the bottom line.

In this slideshow, iCIMS, a leading talent acquisition solution, has identified employer and job seeker attitudes toward employee referrals and their impact at an organization.

 

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