What is Recruitment Life cycle ?

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Recruitment Lifecycle

6 crucial steps of recruitment lifecycle as we have discussed in the previous post

Recruitment Life cycle: 

  • Preparing
  • Sourcing
  • Screening
  • Selecting
  • Hiring
  • On boarding

Preparing: First of all before going to start any task we should have a prior preparation pattern so, likewise in recruitment  as well

  • Every recruiter must have a clear understanding of job roles and responsibilities which is provided by respective client(Direct client)/implementation partner
  • Recruiter should have an idea about the client profile/domain.

Sourcing: Yeah !! This comes the first and foremost a recruiter will have direct encounter with the job roles and his skills of sourcing .Sourcing is defined as getting/grabbing/finding/fetching resumes with respective to the job roles.

Popular Job portals:

  • Dice
  • Monster
  • Career builder
  • Tech Fetch 

Screening: As the name itself reveals that a recruiter should screen the candidate’s level of expertise in their respective feild , his/her  work authorization status/ willing to relocate / Are they looking for relocate etc.., many factors


Selecting: If all the above steps goes well then the recruiter is supposed to submit the candiadte’s resume to his account manager/Team lead or higher authorities ..then they will share the resume with the client , if everything is on good path i.e (interviews, BGC ) client will hire him.


Hiring: Right after the Selecting process here comes the hiring which is mainly depends on negotiation and job offer.

As soon as the client finds his/her best fit for the role they should convey the message by call or by sending the offer  letter that they are going to hire him if not there is a chance of backing off the offer by the candidate.



On boarding
As this is the last step of the recruitment cycle but it’s most important one of all above because there might be chances even after the client offer the best salary/pay rates along with the benefits candidates might not be interested to take the offer because of their personal issues/sudden plans etc.., so every step of the recruitment lifecycle let us most crucial one.


Will try to cover up the following topics in the coming posts :

  • Boolean strings
  • Call etiquette
  • Email etiquette
  • Tips and tricks in recruiting
  • Types of sourcing techniques
  • Sourcing tools

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