Your employees can be valuable in assisting with talent acquisition by referring their friends and acquaintances for job openings. Consider some guidelines for a successful employee referral program. Start by giving employees information and materials about the organization that they can share with others. Make new employees hiring ambassadors from the start; have them provide a list of individuals they think would be good assets to the company. Make sure employees understand details about the referral program, including who can participate and how, what rewards will be offered for referrals, etc. Offer incentives that will motivate people; according to research, cash is the most popular. Get buy-in and support from executives, managers, and team leaders by giving them data and feedback on the program’s outcomes. Read the full article.