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Faced with many uncertainties typical of a startup business, our technology-driven food and beverage manufacturing Client sought a partner to help balance their resource requirements to meet production timeframes and changing customer demands. To successfully attract production associate candidates, our team would need to overcome workforce forecasting obstacles and non-competitive pay rates.
After gaining an intimate understanding of the Client’s pain points, Acara knew that the MVP was the right solution. Read the case study to learn how the Client’s commitment to win talent resulted in 72 contingent hires in just four months.
The Client was faced with many uncertainties typical to a startup business. As they began ramping up their production line, they sought a talent acquisition partner to help balance their resource requirements to meet production timeframes and changing customer demands. After much consideration and a review of all vendor capabilities, the Client determined that contingent labor could best meet their production needs and selected Acara to support a Master Vendor Program (MVP).
To successfully attract 50 to 80 production associate candidates, Acara provided a dedicated team of five recruiters focused on identifying and attracting talent while overcoming the following challenges:
To be successful, the Acara recruiting and marketing team would need to work collaboratively with the Client’s talent acquisition (TA) team to understand their corporate culture and value proposition. After gaining an intimate understanding of the Client’s pain points, we knew that the MVP was the right solution.
Acara’s solution included:
The Client understood and committed to doing what it took to win talent in the market—including providing same-day feedback on candidate resumes and a willingness to train workers for the production associate role. Additionally, the Client allowed candidates to begin work immediately after completing their onboarding paperwork, pending drug and background screening results. These strategies shortened the time required for a candidate to start working and significantly improved the number of candidates that reported to work the first day versus accepting a job offer from a competitor.
By trusting the Acara recruiters’ expertise to make same-day job offers to qualified contingent workers, the Client’s internal TA team could focus on direct hires.
Since the onset of the MVP, we have been committed to forging a successful partnership with the Client—centered on the values of trust and transparency. Thanks to our rapid response times and commitment to talent acquisition excellence, our recruiting team achieved the following results, which showcase our strength in discovering candidates that aligned with the Client’s needs:
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