C2 RETAIL RECRUITMENT - CASE STUDIES
Below are examples of some of the work we've conducted on behalf of clients who have been experiencing difficulty of one sort or another.
If you want to find out more aout any of these cases please feel welcome to call our head office on 01743 770 280 and we can put you in touch with the consultant that did the work.
CUTTING RETAIL RECRUITMENT COSTS FOR NATIONAL RETAILER
A national home retail group is working with several agencies on standard ‘% of salary’ fee structures. They are finding it difficult to forecast accurate recruitment costs across a number of different roles.
Additionally the candidate advice from some agencies seems to be motivated by the opportunity to inflate their own commissions - not to help the company make the best decisions.
In consultation with C2 Recruitment they explained that their staff attrition was not high but with new stores opening throughout the UK they needed to achieve a number of outcomes:
To be able to accurately forecast recruitment costs
To develop a better relationship with a preferred supplier they could take advice from
If possible to reduce recruitment costs
MANAGING DIFFICULT RETAIL RECRUITMENT IN A NICHE SECTOR
A national chain in a specific niche of the entertainment industry is struggling with their recruitment - backout rates after offer are high and staff retention rates are low. Ultimately inefficient recruitment is driving up costs to unsustainable levels.
Working with a number of agencies specialising in the hospitality sector the senior management team believe that their entertainment niche is not understood and agencies are not selecting candidates correctly.