Everyone wants to know the secret to attracting great workers right now.
Other than the table stakes of offering a nice salary, health care benefits and more flexibility than a Belarusian gymnast, one smart place to start is to identify where others are going wrong. Remote.co lists seven “outdated pieces of remote hiring advice,” which offers an essential anti-checklist for companies desperate to land capable workers amid this dizzying scene of mass resignations.
Here are some major misses and pitfalls to avoid in your online recruiting efforts:
1. Posting in the wrong places.
Do you want to get a lot of candidates to apply—or the right candidates?
There’s nothing wrong with posting your opening on any or all of the largest job boards. But you might have more targeted success and streamline the process by focusing on niche or industry-specific job boards.
2. Looking only for “good” workers in the traditional sense.
There’s a difference between hiring a good employee and hiring a good remote employee.