Five years ago, recruitment marketing at Dell was a completely different landscape than we have today. There was no consistent global employment brand, no real social media strategy when it came to attracting talent, and very little recruiter engagement through social media. Though we did have career-related social platforms, we had little to no interaction with teams outside of our HR organization.Read More
Referrals are one the the best sources of hire for most organizations, and Dell is no different. We’ve been working to enhance our referral program over the last several years to drive quantity, improve quality and make the experience more meaningful for our employees. This is how we did it.
Over the past several years, the Dell Talent Acquisition COE team reviewed, analyzed, updated, and enhanced our global Employee Referral Program. This included: reviewing and updating the policy so that it was consistent across all locations, providing clarity around payout amounts and timing, implementing a social sharing job tool/talent community, creating regional teams to promote the program and centralizing and improving the administration of the program.Read More
Statistically, only 25% of completed job applications will ever get reviewed by a hiring authority at an employer. Very few will ever receive a response from a real person. In an effort to improve our candidate experience, based on feedback from job candidates in 2014, we audited our process to find only 12% of the 100k applications received annually were being reviewed. We thought we could do better than that.Read More