Is it good to be in a talent pool?
Talent pooling is an important aspect to hire quality, diverse talent, quicker. Besides, you can add suitable talent to your database and interact with them even if there’s no job opening at the moment. So, when a role does come up, you've got great candidates to call on instantly.
How do you use a talent pool?
There’s different ways to create and maintain a talent pool, here’s how:
- Add your sourced candidates
- Re-engage potential candidates
- Create a dedicated landing page
- Keep candidates who are not at the moment looking to apply
- Keep in loop former employees
- Include internal talent
- Interact with students and graduates-to-be
Why do you need a talent pool?
It allows your recruiting team to build talent collections based on your organisation's future needs. So, while pools may be the byproduct of workforce planning, they can help your organisation prepare for and realise its workforce planning goals ahead of time.
What is a talent pool strategy?
A talent pool is a group of qualified and skilled candidates who can be your future hires for your business. It is that part of your recruitment strategy that focuses on filling positions that don't presently exist. In addition, it prepares talent acquisition professionals for demand by adopting proactive recruitment instead of reactive.