Prioritise high need, hard-to-source roles, says resourcing expert

Recruiters should spend 70-75% of their time working on ‘high need, hard-to-source’ vacancies when prioritising their workloads, resourcing specialist Katrina Hutchinson O’Neill has urged a London audience.

Work on that tier of vacancies should involve cultivating and curating pipelines of suitable candidates, O’Neill said: “Make friends before you need them.” 

O’Neill, the 2018 winner of Recruiter’s In-House Recruitment Leader of the Year Award, has previously held senior resourcing roles at Nationwide Building Society and StepStone. Currently managing...

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