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In-House Recruitment 

We’re here to provide you with a comprehensive guide to in-house recruitment that will help you find and attract the best candidates for your company. In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about in-house recruiting, from creating a strong employer brand to crafting effective job descriptions.

What is In-house Recruitment 

An in-house recruiter is a staff member of a company who is tasked with overseeing the hiring and recruitment process. Their responsibilities include sourcing, screening and communicating with potential candidates, and they gather input from company stakeholders and managers to identify suitable candidates. In-house talent specialists work directly foror with the organization and are responsible for filling various roles in different departments.

Building a Strong Employer Brand

To attract top talent, it’s essential to have a strong employer brand that showcases your company’s values, culture, and mission. A strong employer brand will help you stand out from other companies and create a positive image in the minds of potential candidates.

To build a strong employer brand, start by clearly defining your company’s values and mission. Use these values to guide your hiring decisions and create a culture that aligns with them. You can also use social media and other marketing channels to promote your employer brand and showcase your company culture.

Crafting Effective Job Descriptions

An effective job description is essential to attracting top talent. It should clearly outline the responsibilities of the role and the qualifications required. Be specific and avoid using generic language that could apply to any job.

When crafting a job description, it’s also important to use language that will attract the right candidates. Use industry-specific terminology and focus on the skills and experience that are most important for the role.

Utilizing Recruitment Channels

There are many recruitment channels available to in-house recruiters, from job boards to social media platforms. It’s important to choose the channels that will be most effective for reaching your target audience.

In addition to traditional recruitment channels, consider reaching out to passive candidates who may not be actively looking for a new job. This can be done through networking events or social media outreach.

Conducting Effective Interviews

Conducting effective interviews is crucial to finding the right candidates for your company. Start by creating a structured interview process that includes a list of questions that are tailored to the role.

During the interview, focus on the candidate’s skills and experience, as well as their cultural fit with your company. It’s also important to ask behavioral questions that can help you gauge how the candidate will handle specific situations.

Making the Offer

Once you’ve identified the right candidate, it’s time to make an offer. Make sure the offer is competitive and includes all the necessary information, such as salary, benefits, and start date.

It’s also important to communicate the offer clearly and promptly. Candidates are often considering multiple job offers, so it’s important to act quickly to secure the best talent for your company.


In-house recruitment is essential to building a strong team that can help your company succeed. By building a strong employer brand, crafting effective job descriptions, utilizing the right recruitment channels, conducting effective interviews, and making competitive offers, you can attract and retain top talent that will drive your company’s success.

To summarize, here are the key takeaways:

  • Define your company’s values and mission to build a strong employer brand
  • Craft effective job descriptions that are specific and use language that will attract the right candidates
  • Utilize the right recruitment channels to reach your target audience, including passive candidates
  • Conduct effective interviews that focus on skills, experience, and cultural fit
  • Make a competitive offer that includes all the necessary information and communicate it promptly.

We hope this guide helps you attract and retain top talent for your company! Reach out to our team for further assistance. We slot into your business and act as your Talent Acquisition Team on a fully embedded or part time basis. Take control of your recruitment, view our case studies for more information on how we can help!.. 


In-House Recruitment Solutions from Rent a Recruiter. 

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This makes it easier for companies to plan ahead, and ensures we are working in line with your business goals.

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Unlike traditional recruitment specialists, our Talent Partners work as an extended part of your HR team.

We integrate seamlessly with existing teams and key stakeholders. We help you build  better, more diverse recruitment campaigns.

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We focus on key actionable KPI’s and provide clear transparent reporting structures to our clients.

We monitor our customer centric approach using Net Promoter Scores to ensure we are delivering the best possible service to our client’s time and time again.

Benefits of Working with Rent a Recruiter




Trained talent specialists will work with your internal team. You will receive continuous guidance and support from our Operations Director. We provide weekly reviews to make sure you are up to date on each stage of the process.


Our aim is to start adding value from day one. We don’t hand you over to one of our staff and wish you well. We manage the recruiter on your behalf, ensuring consistency of service at all times.



We have a 3-month contract to allow you to avail of our service when you need us. After which, you can decide to stop or continue with our service. Our clients find this helpful, as they can turn the service on and off as they scale.


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Barry Prost

Barry Prost

Managing Partner

15 years’ experience recruiting senior managers for major international consultants and contractors. Barry is one of the founding directors of Propel. Prior to this, Barry worked for 10 years for Randstad, the 2nd largest recruitment organisation in the world. Managing teams across the UK and Ireland & delivering recruitment solutions to major clients. Barry is a graduate in International Business from Trinity College Dublin. He has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Smurfit School of Business.

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