5X ROI in 10 months with Social Recruiting. A Quikr Perspective.
Table of Content 03 The Quikr Story 05 Quikr’s Recruitment Challenges 07 Social Recruiting: The Quikr Way! 11 Voila! The results speak for themselves!
The Quikr Story
You’ve heard of the classifieds, haven’t you? Well, Quikr redefined classifieds in the digital space. Communityfocused, fun and easy to use, Quikr has transformed the way people connect with each other via desktop, laptop and mobile phones, and allows consumers as well as small businesses to sell, buy, rent and find things across its multiple categories. From mobile phones to real estate, cars to services, jobs to entertainment, furniture to electronics and more, it all happens on Quikr. Founded in 2008, it is the only classifieds platform not just in India but globally to go in for verticalization. Founded in 2008 12 5 categories and key verticals Behind the scenes of our leading cross category platform are the people who work together to create seamless experience for our consumers. We require creativity and flexibility to continuously improve our engine and gain higher speed. - Atul Tewari, COO, Quikr Over 30 Present in over mn unique consumers a month 1000 cities and towns in India
Quikr’s Recruitment Challenges
People is core to Quikr’s overall business strategy. In 2014-15, on the heels of its verticalization strategy, they needed talent enhancement across verticals and this led them to look for new source of finding talent at scale. The Challenges The consumer brand was well known, but not the talent brand. Quikr wanted to expand into Bangalore, where tech talent is very competitive. There was a need to improve the acceptance ratio of offer rollout.
Social Recruiting: The Quikr Way!
Here’s a step-by-step lowdown of how Quikr and LinkedIn joined hands to redefine social recruiting. 01 Personal branding sessions for leaders and employees. 02 Revamped the career page and showcased leaders, employee testimonials, employees and team pictures. 03 Revamped content with simple messaging to attract only the people Quikr wanted, highlighted their mantra of “Bigger. Better. Quikr”. 04 Employee referrals were effectively used as a channel to hire relevant talent who were a good cultural fit. Referrals were socialized through branded ads on employee profiles. Starting from the top and ensuring that the profiles of the leadership team were updated
Attract the talent you need and engage with the rest. And Quikr 2.0 steals the show! - Atul Tewari, COO, Quikr Revamped career page to narrate the talent story Work with Us Ads Hero image that talks about Culture Employee testimonial across functions Regular posts to build engagement, communicate updates & celebrate milestones The Quikr Mantra Job posting Using visits to employee profiles to amplify talent brand reach and showcase job opportunities- talk of automated referrals!
What's it like to Talent spotting, branding and engagement is important in this extremely competitive and overcrowded talent market. work at Quikr - Atul Tewari, COO, Quikr Taking the culture to life by showcasing employees at work MEET YOUR CREW Teamwork Fast paced, challenging and a whole lot of fun Work with teams full of fun and motivation Work on high impact products and technologies that Impact billions of people around the world People here are mentors, guiding teams and individuals to optimize their talent, focus on their strengths and achieve all goals
Voila! The results Speak For Themselves!
Offer rejection rates at Quikr have come down from to 30% - 35% less than 5% HR 3% Product 5% Marketing 11% Operations Admin 2% 3% Technology 54% Sales 22% 5X ROI IN 10 MONTHS 37 Hires across functions in India.
The Talent Brand Index for Quikr increased from 3% to 16% How Talent Brand Index Works- An Example The Talent Brand Index, a mean measurement of brand engagement and brand reach Talent Brand Engagement Talent Brand Engagement is the number of people who have proactively shown an interest in your brand, measured by • Researching company and career pages • Following your company • Viewing jobs and applying Talent Brand Reach 380M+ Linked Members Talent Brand Reach is the number of people who are familiar with you as an employer. This is the pool of talent that you have the potential to influence, measured by • Viewing employee profiles • Connecting with your employees 47,614 = 13.0% 366,263 Talent Brand Index
Curious about Social Recruiting? LinkedIn Talent Solutions
Founded in 2003, LinkedIn connects the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. With over 400mn members in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network. LinkedIn Talent Solutions offers a full range of solutions to help organizations in various stages of growth recruit relevant talent, build their brand, and grow their business.
PRODUCTS KNOW MORE RECRUITER CAREER PAGE • Targeted search with relevant filters • Unlimited access to full names & profiles • Collaboration to prevent duplication of effort • Contact candidates via Inmail • Powerful data analytics & reporting • Build talent pipeline & future-proof • Showcase your talent brand and culture • Engage candidates regularly • Personalize messaging • Showcase most relevant job listings • Access to real-time analytics KNOW MORE KNOW MORE WORK WITH US JOBS • Get jobs in front of the right candidates • Measure impact with analytics • Get internal hires with internal job recommendations • Give jobs a viral boost KNOW MORE • Personalize ads based on viewer profile • Engage candidates as they interact with employee profiles • Drive traffic and engagement with higher engagement rate KNOW MORE