Today, Michigan companies are faced with a tight labor market. As a result, achieving specific diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) goals is increasingly difficult. Additionally, some organizations may assume that they need to deprioritize DE&I in hiring simply because there seemingly aren’t enough candidates to go around. However, that isn’t necessarily the case.
By partnering with a recruitment firm that’s also an employer of choice in Michigan, companies can improve workplace DE&I. If you’re wondering how an employer of choice staffing agency can help you accomplish your DE&I goals.
Here’s What You Need to Know:
Employer of Choice Recruitment Firms Have Diverse Talent Pools
Partnering with a recruitment agency that’s also an employer of choice allows companies to tap into existing diverse talent pools. Leading Michigan staffing firms focus on attracting a wide array of candidates and carefully nurture those connections to keep active and passive job seekers engaged.
Along with traditional recruitment methods, recruitment agencies understand that not all professionals use the same talent acquisition resources. As a result, they branch out, allowing them to connect with diverse job seekers. Whether that involves using a broad selection of social media platforms, partnering with local colleges, or connecting with professional organizations – including those that focus on boosting the careers of minorities – they’ll turn over every leaf to find the best available talent.
Maintaining Equitable and Inclusive Hiring Practices Is a Top Priority
Staffing agencies are recruitment experts, and they use that expertise to create hiring practices that ensure equity and inclusion. Employers, by extension, benefit from this approach. Candidates ultimately connect their initial hiring experience to the employer’s reputation, which can help establish it as an employer of choice as well.
Recruiters balance set strategies with agility. That allows them to ensure fairness across the board while also providing space for adjustments that increase equity and inclusion. Ultimately, that creates the best overall experience for all involved, making it easier for companies to secure diverse talent that can excel on the job.
Employers of Choice Are Supportive, Increasing Candidate Engagement
By choosing a recruitment firm that’s also an employer of choice, companies can experience greater candidate engagement. Recruiters strive to provide every job seeker with an appropriate amount of support during their job search. That includes getting to know the candidate personally, ensuring they can identify opportunities that genuinely represent the best possible match. In the end, that makes the overall experience more positive.
Additionally, they focus on personalized communication. By remaining communicative, candidates feel well-informed and valued. Again, this boosts the quality of the experience, all while bolstering candidate interest in your company’s opportunities. In turn, there’s higher overall engagement, making it easier for companies to secure the diverse talent they need to thrive.
Contact the Advance Group Today
If you’d like to experience the difference that partnering with a staffing agency that’s also an employer of choice can make, the team at The Advance Group wants to hear from you. Contact us to learn more about our hiring processes today and see how our services can benefit you.