The Dos & Don’ts of Employee Referrals
An employee referral is when an employee refers to a candidate for a job opportunity within their organization. Referring a friend can seem like an easy win for all parties. First, it’s a great way to help your company’s talent pipeline, as referrals are cheaper, faster, and make for better performing hires, according to a LinkedIn Report. It’s also a way to build goodwill within your network, and even earn yourself a potential referral bonus! But before referring every LinkedIn contact or friend that comes your way, consider what’s at stake for yourself when referring someone to your company.
Each referral you make is a reflection on you. If you continuously send the wrong candidates towards your talent acquisition team, that may tarnish your reputation. When it comes to referring people in your network, consider the following:
1. Consider your reputation and brand within the company
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