If you ask any talent acquisition leader to tell you the one thing they always want more of they’ll likely say referral hires! Referral hires are considered the gold standard of hiring by almost everyone in the organization from HR to the CEO.
For the last decade, the talent acquisition industry made it its mission to point this out at every possible chance. Arguably, it’s now a given in the recruiting industry that referral hires are the best hires.
I say referral hires are the gold standard simply because this post isn’t about the advantages or disadvantages of referral hires. It’s about how we can get more! So, I’ll assume, if you want more referral hires, you think they’re good