Lifecycle of Recruitment

A strategic recruitment plan for The Wine Society

Introduction

Ultimately, The Wine Society’s recruitment and retention plan should include a detailed strategy on all of the headings below, however the constant thread that runs through every element of this is engagement and communication!

How each part of this plan is implemented is key to achieving a successful outcome and, as we experts in staff attraction and retention, we are genuinely excited to partner with you to ensure success.

In the same manner that you work closely with your members, we look forward to building the same relationship with you and your leadership team, supporting you on recruitment, and and all related areas, throughout.

I hope that this page helps you with your internal communications and feel free for discuss any element of this plan with any of our small, but perfectly formed, team.

STAGE ONE:
DEFINE REQUIREMENTS

Ensure all parties agree on:

1. The overall purpose of this recruit.
2. The job description and duties.
3. Competencies required.
4. Person specification.
5. The interview and recruitment process.
6. Who is involved.
7. Timeframes.
8. What's communicated to the business.
9. Remuneration package.

STAGE TWO:
ATTRACTING POTENTIAL EMPLOYEES

Active Candidates:

1. Write highly effective adverts.
2. Post adverts in correct places.
3. Sourcing CVs.
4. Social Media Posting and Advertising.

Passive Candidates:

5. Networking.
6. Headhunting.
7. Pipeline Planning.

STAGE THREE:
SELECTING THE RIGHT PEOPLE

1. Shortlisting.
2. Screening.
3. Planning the interview experience.
4. Interview structure.
5. Tests and other checks.
6. Offer management.

STAGE FOUR:
ON-BOARDING

1. Pre-Start Engagement.
2. Effective Inductions.
3. Targets and Expectations.
4. Planning Reviews.

STAGE FIVE:
RETENTION

1. On-going performance reviews.
2. Training.
3. Incentives and rewards.
4. Recognition.
5. Career progression.

STAGE SIX:
OFF-BOARDING

1. Exit interviews/Counter Offers.
2. Learn.
3. Implement changes/adapt.

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