In today’s world, the job role of a recruiter is no longer an easy task. While a major section of the workforce in the banking sector is all set to retire, it becomes very crucial for the recruiters to handpick fresh talents from the young generation. Not only that, but the executive recruiters also striving hard every day to motivate them and hire trends, since the business world is currently under the control of the young and dynamic Gen-Xers. Julie Zuckerberg, the principal recruiter of the Deutsche Bank, with her several years of experiences is skilled at fresh talent acquisition and thereby has been employing her unique strategies to overcome these challenges.
The key to her success:
Apart from being confident and a relentless marketer, one of the essential skills required to be a successful recruiter, is to be a patient listener. Since they deal with ‘people business,’ it is very critical for an HR recruiter to be an expert in relationship building and connecting with people. The key to Julie Zuckerberg’s success is her ability to recognize fresh talents and the desires of the employees.
- By involving the employees in the hiring process, she also gains their trust and thereby increases the chances of connecting with the fresh talents inevitably. Julie also recognizes the power of the social media sites and encourages the employees to take part in open discussions in order to identify a potential candidate smoothly.
- Maintaining a healthy relationship with the employees is more essential than chasing new talents; this is because, the professionally trained candidates are deemed to multiply the productivity as well as performance, compared to a fresher. Zuckerberg thus, finds it worthwhile to opt for an experienced candidate in the banking sector. Another advantage of maintaining a healthy relationship with the employees is that they can always refer the candidates, whenever there is a vacancy.
Strategies to motivate the fresh talents:
Apart from paying close attention to the social media websites, professionals like Julie Zuckerberg also believes in staying connected with an array of professional organizations across the country. Staying in touch with the offices, recruitment firms, as well as the placement cells of different Universities, helps her to stay ahead of the rest in the industry. The striking part of Julie is that she is always headhunting for fresh talents, even after the official hours. By the aid of close interaction with the candidates, Zuckerberg tries to motivate them consistently.
Because of the lucrative employment package offered by Deutsche Bank, Julie finds herself in an advantageous position. During her leisure time, Julie thus tries to improve the reputation of the bank through social media.
Lesser Known Facts About Julie Zuckerberg:
Whenever she finds time from her busy schedule, she loves to run around, clicking photographs to add to her collection and to taste different types of food.