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One of the core components of any thriving business is its talent. Whether you are looking to recruit one candidate or many, there are several tried and true strategies that any small business can leverage to help maximize the hiring process. Here are five key considerations you should execute in any recruitment plan you employ:

  1. Use social media strategically. The majority of job seekers now use social media to find their next job. Be sure to use your social channels not just for posting job descriptions, but to engage potential candidates by giving them insights into your business culture.
  2. Implement an ERP. An Employee Referral Program (or ERP) offers a quick, low-cost and high-quality way of finding staff. Employees who are hired through referrals tend to stay with the company longer than other candidates. And unlike other recruiting methods, which tend to draw only act