How can we reduce recruiting costs while developing an effective recruiting strategy?

Developing an Effective Recruiting Strategy

Dale Clifford
Good Business Kit


Developing an Effective Recruiting Strategy (Reducing Recruiting Costs)

Getting Started

Are you looking to reduce your recruiting costs? Developing an effective recruiting strategy is the key to success.

This guide is for anyone looking to reduce their recruiting costs and create a successful recruiting strategy.

How To

  1. Identify your target audience. Who are you looking to recruit?
  2. Create a job description that accurately reflects the role you are looking to fill.
  3. Develop a recruitment plan. What methods will you use to reach your target audience?
  4. Create a budget. How much money are you willing to spend on recruiting?
  5. Set a timeline. How long do you want the recruitment process to take?
  6. Implement your strategy. Start recruiting!
  7. Evaluate your results. How successful was your recruiting strategy?

Best Practices

  • Be clear and concise in your job description.
  • Be realistic with your budget and timeline.
  • Be creative with your recruitment methods.
  • Be open to feedback and adjust your strategy accordingly.


Let’s look at an example of a role-play conversation to illustrate how to develop an effective recruiting strategy.

Person A: We need to reduce our recruiting costs.

What do you suggest?

Person B: We should start by identifying our target audience.

Who are we looking to recruit?

Person A: We’re looking for software engineers with at least 5 years of experience.

Person B: Great.

We should create a job description that accurately reflects the role we are looking to fill.

Then, we should develop a recruitment plan.

What methods will we use to reach our target audience?

Person A: We should use a combination of online job postings, social media, and networking events.

We should also create a budget and set a timeline for the recruitment process.

Person B: Sounds like a plan.

Let’s implement our strategy and evaluate our results.

Originally published at Good Business Kit.
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