Proactive Recruiting and Retention – Building Your People Plan Like You Would Your Business Plan

Mary Nutting

Mary Nutting
Owner & President of CorTalent

Low unemployment rates and other workplace people issues continue to be one of the largest hurdles that growing companies are facing.  In this extremely challenging business climate, it is imperative that employers develop a more proactive and creative recruitment and retention strategy.

In this session, you will learn new ways to increase the effectiveness of your recruitment and retention efforts.  We will discuss the importance of the following six key components:

  • Understanding the market where your ideal candidates come from
  • Doing some people modeling and forecasting
  • Leveraging the ‘low hanging fruit’ of recruiting
  • Balancing the desire to hire the perfect candidate vs lost opportunity costs
  • Defining what it will take to get the performance expected out of your people
  • Defining the ‘Moments That Matter’ for increased retention