You’d think that for being a recruiting company, we’d have a perfect recruiting process from the very beginning. Quite the opposite actually. We almost missed our hiring goals by 40% in our first year of hyper-growth! It all began in July 2015, when we sat down to forecast our hiring needs for the remainder of the year. At the time we had 50 employees. The forecast said we needed to be at 175 by the end of the calendar year in order to hit our aggressive business goals. Based on our historical recruiting capacity, we could probably end up at 70 if we kept going as-is. That just wasn’t going to work.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