What characteristics should a recruiter possess to be successful? Studies show that recruiter personableness, informativeness, and competence should be considered by the recruiting organizations that are truly interested in increasing the attraction of talent to their organizations.
A common mistake many companies make when building a university recruiting (UR) program is to focus on identifying core schools first. While this is a critical task, it’s not one of the first steps to tackle, especially if you need to build a university recruiting program when funds are low. Many companies have tightened their belts in recent years, so UR professionals must be creative with limited resources and human capital; it’s all about delivering more with less. As such, your first order of business should be to look inside instead of outward.
The average cost of recruiting a new college graduate during the 2011-12 recruiting season was $5,134, according to employers responding to NACE’s 2012 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey.
While nearly 76 percent of organizations responding to NACE’s 2012 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey have a college relations and recruiting department within their organization, there is a fairly clear relationship between the size of a company and the existence of a formal college relations department
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