The recruitment process can be incredibly time-consuming. The good news is that nearly every recruitment drive can be broken down into seven steps, many of of which you will be familiar with already. The key to getting what you want? Knowing what you are looking for. That's where good planning comes in. Ensuring you have an in-depth understanding of the role you are hiring for will make the rest of the recruitment process easier and faster, since you’ll quickly be able to determine who has the experience required to successfully fulfill the role. It also ensures candidates have a clear purpose and planned goals for the position when they join, removing any ambiguity on where they fit within wider business objectives.