01Mar

Missed Connections: The Trouble with Referral Heavy Hiring

Referrals have always been necessary for recruiters. They are our bread and butter for job lead generation. So, when an employee referral program is in place at your company, it can’t hurt to ask them to hook us up with their connections, right?

It can if that is the main ingredient in our sourcing mix.

We all know the pros of employee referrals; we see them in action every day. We get top-notch people that fit with the job description, fall within the salary range, and have the potential to be a link in a never-ending chain of connections.