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Practical Tips For Fresher Hiring On Campus

Let’s first look at why you as a recruiter should probably try and rethink their age-old freshers hiring strategy and move to online assessment tools for bulk hiring of freshers in campuses. Read on to know more:

By mayank kejriwalPublished about a month ago 3 min read

Let’s first look at why you as a recruiter should probably try and rethink their age-old freshers hiring strategy and move to online assessment tools for bulk hiring of freshers in campuses

You take care that you don’t miss out on a bright student from a not so well known campus/remote campus

The chance to lock in on the best students even before the pre-placement talks

Engaging, on-campus student ambassador program

Making sure, all your communications with the students at different touch points use multiple channels of communication, including mobile.

The super power of recruiting remotely from the comfort of your cabin

Exponentially improving the quality of the talent you recruit

Block, tackle and be a step ahead of your competitors

Staying ahead of constant looming retirements and a drain of intellectual capital

Campus continuity will pays off and the returns make the effort worthwhile

Online assessment platforms for fresher recruiting is the most cost-effective way to source and retain top diverse talent

Tips for hiring freshers at campuses

Here are a few tips to keep in mind and practise before hiring freshers and recruiting talent on campus:

Keep abreast with the latest technology

Make an action plan.

Remember on the pre-placement talk, first impression goes a long way

Bring out the big guns for locking in the best candidates before the pre placement talks

Work hard, get creative and improvise on your brand presence in colleges

Be innovative to land candidates who innovates

Develop the capability of recruiting remotely. This is crucial!

Take help to filter candidates using online assessment tools

Sell work-life balance every chance you get.

Show that for you, Career development matters. Absolutely!

Most importantly, remember, hiring fresher is definitely not about scrambling to set up job postings, information sessions and interviews at the last minute.

Ways to improve your brand recognition during fresher hiring

Studies show that retention rates are higher for employees that have previously interned at an organization or are familiar with a brand versus those that haven’t.

Use social media to your advantage

Engage with student clubs

Get Creative

Focus on your strengths and connect

Internships and cooperative education programs

Campus ambassadors

Do not be a one time show

Make the work challenging

Create a long lasting relationship

Utilise online assessment tools

Highlight the perks

Have a thorough interview session

Have a review session from the faculty and placement cell

Guest lecturing on real life scenarios

Attend virtual career fairs for targeted

Top Fresher Hiring Tools

Let us know briefly run you through a few fresher hiring tools that can actually help in cutting down your time and costs in your hiring process.

Online candidate assessment

Social media has an influence on the efficiency

Video interviews will help reduce cost

Social Media Tools For Recruiters: It’s all about digital

Leveraging Applicant Tracking Systems

Benefits of Remote Campus Recruiting in fresher hiring- Online Assessments

It helps cut down on the travelling costs and time for both the candidate and the hiring managers.

An organization can get a chance to expand and explore international possibilities, where an “inperson” campus visits might not be realistic.

There are effective remote online recruiting tools available for recruiters today, that would allow the recruiter to identify candidates that otherwise would not have been found using the traditional old school recruiting approach.

The competition is much more subtle at a smaller or second-tier college, this way you will be likely to have lesser difficulty in approaching candidates.

Host online contests and projects, and you will get to test drive your future candidates and recruit a candidate with problem solving ability.

Reach a wider audience and increase the percentage of total diversity hires.

Make sure that you have multiple engaging touch points for prospective candidates with your brand

Host hackathons and understand the pulse and aptitude of the candidates. This goes a long way in building your brand recognition as well

You can say no to painful logistics as you can have an ambassador represent you

Get rid of tedious pen and paper tests

You can remove the probability of errors and online assessment platforms will provide accurate auto-evaluated results

The assessments can also be customized and tailor made keeping in mind the industry and the requirement

You get to analyze and tweak your strategies according to the reports generated


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