For recruiters and businesses, it's essential to stay top-of-mind with high-quality talent. But it's not easy.
For companies who can't afford white-glove recruiting firms, talent engagement depends on a lot of hustle — cold DMs, sponsored ads, even inventing your own engagement channels. What happens when time is of the essence — when you're in hypergrowth mode, and you can't afford to wait for all that hustle to pay off?
Community-driven hiring means tapping into highly engaged, passionate digital communities congregating over a common professional interest. Online community leaders have spent years cultivating a broad base of users who keep coming back because they believe in the community's principles and ability to deliver them value. By curating community members who are open to work in Talent Collectives, they've done 95% of the work it normally takes recruiters and businesses to reach the right candidates.
Talent Collectives consist of the members of a given community open to new opportunities. They're curated by community leaders who review every application (hundreds, in the case of Femke) and accept by self-decided metrics. In some cases a Talent Collective may only be for senior candidates in a given community, in other cases, it's an open application to anyone who's open to work. Then, community leaders make those candidates available to business subscribers through regular talent drops. A talent drop is simply a cohort of candidates who are open to new conversations.
For more qualitative insight, here's what Max Ruderman, COO of Harmonic Labs had to say about his experience with Talent Collectives:
"What an awesome recruiting channel — within a couple months of being part of Collectives we've already made on hire we're thrilled about, and have a couple other fantastic candidates deep in the pipeline. Can't recommend this enough."
Ready to take advantage of community-driven hiring?
Pallet provides 1:1 support to all businesses looking to access the right Talent Collective. You can start with the Pallet Discovery Tool or schedule a call. Whatever your hiring needs, we've got a Collective for you.
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