In this episode, Alan Walker talks to Mohammed Baig of VSO (Voluntary Services Overseas), on how he has overcome the challenges of being asked to hire over 4,000 volunteers per year.

In this episode, Alan Walker talks to Mohammed Baig of VSO (Voluntary Services Overseas), on how he has overcome the challenges of being asked to hire over 4,000 volunteers per year.

They talked about:

  • How introducing modern recruitment tactics have made a significant difference
  • Why being more data-driven and technology-savvy has led to considerable improvements
  • Talent nurturing and community building making a huge difference to time-to-hire
  • How pre-boarding candidates in advance of project sign-off, helped reduce onboarding from 5 months to a few weeks
  • Why improving candidate communications reduced candidate drop-off
  • The huge difference between hiring employees and volunteers
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