For companies with ambitious growth plans, seasonal requirements or large annual intakes, volume hiring can be a vital element of the talent acquisition strategy. Take Amazon, for example, which recently advertised for 7,342 new staff in a bid to fulfil a relentless appetite for expansion.
Hiring high quality talent consistently delivers a huge competitive advantage for organisations. Talent acquisition professionals have long known this to be true, but now – according to the results of a report entitled "Talent Acquisition 360" – 89 per cent of business leaders also agree that talent is a critical competitive advantage for their firm.
How can entrepreneurs and business owners hire the best new talent? Here are four things to consider when hiring graduates.