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7 Can’t-Miss Tips on Recruiting With Employee Referrals


Deep in the collections of the British Museum in London is a relic that has historical importance and is interesting to HR professionals, too: a decree from Julius Caesar from 55 B.C.

The letter offers 300 sestertii (not a small sum) to any soldier who brought someone else to join the fight in the Roman army. Even way back then—literally thousands of years ago!—employee referrals were successful.

As Caesar knew, an employee referral program is a key part of any recruitment strategy that can jumpstart your hiring process and bring people into the fold faster. But only if it’s done in a strategic, consolidated way.



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