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Getting ahead with 2024 hiring

By William Adamthwaite

We might not have even reached December yet, but mentally we're already thinking about Easter…


And so are the best candidates in the space! 

Bottom line - the ship has sailed for securing a solid Q1 hire, with the top candidates already having signed contracts for the new year. 

With many organisations aware of this, hiring processes for next year are well underway and those not thinking ahead are risking a scramble for candidates at a later date.

Not only will candidates be harder to secure, but they'll come at a higher cost with offers being played off against each other in what will be a candidate-led market.

So if you know you're looking to grow your organisation in Q2 (and even beyond), it's time to start now.

Even if you're not quite ready to hit the market with a role, here are some things you can do to make your organisation desirable to candidates now to help make 2024 recruitment a breeze:


Have a clear vision and promote this

Candidates want to believe an organisation is looking to make a difference in their world.


Live and breathe the values associated with the vision

Don't put on a front to pretend you're something you're not.


Put diversity near the top of the agenda 

A diverse workforce not only brings a wide range of perspectives, ideas and skills to the table, but it attracts a hugely wider range of candidates.


Invest

In people, their progression and their wellbeing. In building a sustainable company future. And in the best tech to keep fresh ideas flowing - investing now will show a return in the long run.


Pay good money

With constant innovation happening in the market, there’s a constant demand for fresh skills. Paying well always reaps its benefits when looking for top talent, so secure a solid budget now in preparation for this.

Drop me a message if you want to chat about how to improve your hiring process or if you need support in growing your team.

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