You might think you’ve left no stone unturned as you search for the best and brightest candidates. But according to Jacelyn Swenson, manager of community-based social business marketing initiatives for IBM, you might have overlooked a very valuable resource. In a new ZoomInsights article, Swenson emphasizes the importance of cultivating relationships with former employees.
The article points out several advantages of maintaining relationships with happy former employees, including:
- No one beside current employees knows the company better
- Former employees often know people who’d be good candidates
- Sometimes the best option is to re-hire a former employee
The article provides valuable advice on how to keep former employees engaged so they’ll be assets to your recruiting programs. Check it out!