Unlocking Leadership Approval – The ROI-Focused Guide to Recruiting Budgets

Sep 25, 2023Recruiting Daily
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This article discusses the importance of having a recruiting budget and the multiple ways that recruiting leaders can gain buy-in from their company stakeholders. The author lists three key steps to ensure success: (1) make sure when making the case for a recruiting budget to emphasize the ROI of recruiting by using metrics; (2) enlist the help of partners in the company, such as Finance and HR; and (3) enable the organization to understand the strategy of the recruiting, the plan for implementation, and the metrics that will be used to measure success. Use of valid arguments, support from key departments, and a well-defined focus regarding metrics will help employers gain the necessary support for their recruiting budget.