Justifying spending on recruitment

By David Brown
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/21/2002

Finding great people is still the number one priority at a lot of organizations and it will remain that way for some time to come.

But at a time when most businesses are holding the line on costs, recruitment can be a source of frustration for a lot of people in the HR community, says Fiorella Callochia, author and principal with Oakville Ont.-based HR Impact consulting.

They are expected to find the great talent that drives corporate performance as well as develop the practices, programs and policies that ensure the talent is willing to stick around. But at the same time they are often being told to do it with less money. “They are getting creamed in terms of budget,” she says.