Job boards, like our sites, have become a popular platform for recruiting and selecting candidates in recent years. With the rise of online recruitment, job boards have made it easier for employers like yourself to connect with potential candidates and find the right care provider to fit your family!
As a first-time employer, and a multitude of potential employees available to you, we put together some tips to help you recruit:
1. How to use our sites:
Browse candidates and narrow down your search using our filtering system on desktop. Quickly skim “resumes” on the main page preview option and then dive deeper into the listings to learn more.
2. Create an effective job posting or bio
What will get you noticed are well-crafted, compelling listings. Your listing is essentially your bio and should be clear, concise, and provide a detailed list of what you as an employer offers. Similar to how employees list their skills, qualifications, and experience - you will want to show your family's needs and pay in a clear manner. Don’t be afraid to show your personality and include pictures too!
3. Update your key experience
Our sites make it easy for both employers and employees to quickly find relevant listings that match their needs. To increase the chances of your listing appearing compatible search results, it's essential to use relevant keywords within your profile. User words that relate to the needs you have and think of keys words that translate across different groups.
4. Update your location
Similar to filters and keywords, updating your location within your profile will help you narrow down listings within your area. Use this feature to find listings nearby.
5. Screen listings and send messages
Once you've found a potential match, you will want to start sending messages. You can use our pre-written messages as your first greeting and introduction by simply clicking “Send Message” on the listings you like. Look for candidates that have the necessary qualifications. To keep track of your messages, navigate to your Inbox and continue the conversation. Typically, when chatting online, an experienced recruiter will pay attention to communication skills. Keep in mind that there may be language barriers and other cultural differences - we recommend using out Tele-Safe option to speak with your new potential employees over the phone for a more accurate gage of compatibility.
6. Conduct effective interviews
Once you have built a rapport, you can choose to conduct phone interviews. The interview process is an opportunity to learn more about the candidate's skills and personality. Be prepared with a list of questions that will help you assess their suitability for the role. We’ve made this part easy and safe to do. Use our Tele-Safe feature to interview potential candidates without exposing your privacy.
You’re now well on your way to becoming your own boss! By creating an effective profile, using keywords, screening listings and sending messages you can increase your chances of finding a compatible match. Use these resume-building, recruiting, interviewing tips to find your match faster and with ease.