Over the years, the way various recruiters engage and fill the required positions has undergone a drastic change,we have come very far from the days when the newspapers used to be the only medium for recruiting people or finding jobs as far as aspirants were concerned.
With time passing by, there has been a spurt in various communities like craigslist among others and the rapid rise in the number of free job boards, these days both recruiters as well as companies, have taken recourse to an altogether different model of working, under the changed circumstances, such entities are harnessing the power that social networks afford seamlessly.
Organizations go ahead and effectively use these online platform and tools to build highly interactive communities, and then further their cause by publishing openings at the right pace and at the best point in time.
This in effect means, unlike employing a host of measures, which turn out to be quite expensive options, like paid job boards, recruiters, third party headhunters not to forget the ubiquitous newspapers, going for a cost effective, inexpensive solution.
Come at a Price
However be warned using the free job posting sites do come at a price, you have to pay by devoting your time. This comes as a boon to many a small businesses and recruiting teams who for obvious reasons are unable to employ the more expensive options.
There are many unseen benefits apart from saving money, greater engagement and better working relationship with the job seekers, leading to greater employment branding and control. One needs to employ creative thinking and research as well, in order to succeed completely.