Call us today: 1.800.568.8310
A market leader in the solar manufacturing space, The Client sought a Master Vendor provider to oversee and streamline its contingent labor needs and enhance its diversity recruiting strategy. To successfully attract workers to fill our Client’s production associate and material handler roles, our team would need to overcome supply chain issues and communication challenges causing hiring process bottlenecks.
The Acara team leveraged our Marketing and Communications Department, to implement a combined print and digital marketing effort to reach the Client’s target audience. Read the case study to learn how the Client’s willingness to increase pay rates helped attract more high-quality candidates during a time of great workforce competition and labor shortages.
Faced with pressing workforce demands from business growth and the introduction of new product lines, the Client sought a Master Vendor provider to oversee and streamline its contingent labor needs and enhance its diversity recruiting strategy. The Client wanted the flexibility to utilize temporary workers that could be converted to direct-hire employees once they proved to align with their organizational culture. Our team of recruitment specialists was granted full hiring authority by the Client and prescreened, qualified, and interviewed each candidate in one phone interview. We were also asked to conduct all pre employment verifications—including education, reference, and police background.
To successfully attract workers to fill our Client’s production associate and material handler roles, the Acara team would need to overcome the following obstacles:
To optimize our recruiting efforts, Acara leveraged a team that consists of the following resources:
Acara realized the Client’s immediate need to review all current rate structures and models being used within its contingent workforce population. We got to work—using our suite of technology platforms—performing rate and market benchmarking analyses tailored to the Client’s job types.
Leveraging the Acara Marketing and Communications Department, a combined print and digital marketing effort was implemented to reach the Client’s target audience. Print advertising consisted of targeted mailers to potential candidates along with posters that were placed at bus stops and local businesses. Digital marketing included TV commercials and social media advertising.
To help alleviate communication bottlenecks, the Acara Director of Client Solutions and onsite recruiter host standing weekly calls with the Client’s talent acquisition and manufacturing management team to review all open job requisitions. A member of the Acara team also attends all new hire orientation sessions with our contract workers.
After sharing the results of our benchmarking analyses, the Client took Acara’s advice and increased pay rates to meet current market demands. Higher wages helped attract more high-quality candidates during a time of great workforce competition and labor shortages.
Since deploying our Master Vendor program, Acara has consistently demonstrated our value to the Client. 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 hiring needs:
Acara’s ability to optimize processes, overcome pain points, and meet increased recruiting demands has been integral to the organization’s continued success.
One of the largest semiconductor companies in the world with over $38 billion in annual revenue, The Client maintains more than 51,000 employees globally. They needed to hire qualified engineers within a three-month window to work in a new, multi-billion dollar production center. New hires would be required to complete an immersive two-year training program in Taiwan before returning to the United States.
A leading provider of commercial services to the life sciences industry, The Client sought a master vendor provider to oversee and streamline its contingent labor needs across four different call centers in the United States. Due to non-essential business closures and stay-at-home orders during the coronavirus pandemic, The Client needed a staffing provider that could source, onboard, and train qualified candidates virtually.
The American employment landscape is constantly changing. Our team at Acara is here to break down the numbers and explain the latest developments in the job market each month. Keep up-to-date with the most recent trends with our monthly Employment Landscape Overview.