Now that the clocks have changed and the temperature has dropped, thoughts turn to Christmas and the New Year. Many companies are talking to us about their recruitment needs for January 2020, read on to find out our top tips.

With research suggesting it takes an average of 56 days to hire an employee, recruiting for the New Year needs to start now. But what problems might you encounter trying to recruit at this time of year?

For many, the lead up to Christmas is stressful enough without adding a new job into the mix, many candidates just aren’t looking for a change in career. Several companies offer annual bonuses and candidates don’t feel it’s not worth leaving so close before receiving it. So how do can you attract the very best candidates at this time of year. We’ve come up with our top 3 tips to help you on your way:

Tip 1 – Advertise your role where your potential candidates are looking. Spread the word far and wide.

Tip 2 – Make the advert attractive, make the most of the benefits, working environment etc. Sell your company.

Tip 3 – Be committed to recruiting for your position. Act quickly, if not, the candidates might lose interest as they are whipped up in the frenzy that is Christmas.

Our multi-award-winning recruitment service starts from just £395 and can get your job advertised across multiple job boards to ensure you are in front of those actively looking for a new job. Need a bit more support? Spider also has a more traditional recruitment division; our experienced Recruitment Specialists can take the hassle out of your recruitment process by supplying you with a shortlist of suitable candidates ready for you to interview.

Be ready to begin 2020 with a bang, by contacting Spider on 01473 276146 to discuss your recruitment needs.