Are you tired of endlessly browsing job listings, submitting applications, and waiting for responses that may never come? Are you seeking a quicker and more efficient way to land a career in retail merchandising? Look no further than Apollo’s "Call-In Hire Events" – a game-changing approach to recruitment that has transformed the traditional job-seeking process and made it remarkably easy to get hired as a retail merchandiser or assembler.
What is an Apollo Call-In Hire Event?
An Apollo Call-In Hire Event is a unique recruitment strategy that our merchandising company
uses to streamline the hiring process and quickly identify suitable candidates. Instead of the conventional method of submitting an application and waiting for an interview call, candidates are invited to directly call the company’s recruiting line during a specific time frame. The events are often advertised on our website’s career site, social media platforms, and other channels.
The Advantages of Call-In Hire Events
Efficiency: Call-In Hire Events are designed to save time for both the applicant and us. Rather than reviewing countless applications, our recruiting team can focus on engaging directly with potential candidates who show initiative and interest by making the call.
Showcasing Personality: Unlike a written application, a call allows candidates to showcase their personality, communication skills, and enthusiasm in real-time. This interactive element helps candidates make a memorable impression.
Immediate Connection: Call-In Hire Events create an immediate connection between our company and candidates. This direct contact enables us to assess a candidate's suitability and potential fit for the company culture quickly.
Leveling the Playing Field: Our candidates are mechanically-inclined and would rather do physical labor than type and work at a desk all day. Traditional applications might inadvertently favor candidates with strong writing skills, but a call levels the playing field. It allows individuals with excellent verbal communication but perhaps less polished writing abilities to shine.
Networking Opportunities: Even if a candidate doesn't secure a position during the initial call, the interaction can lead to networking opportunities, referrals, or even consideration for future openings.
Reduced Application Stress: Job seekers often experience stress while crafting the "perfect" application. Call-In Hire Events alleviate this pressure, allowing candidates to present their qualifications without the time-consuming application process.
Tips to Excel in a Call-In Hire Event
While Apollo’s Call-In Hire Events offer a more accessible route to potential employment, it's crucial to approach us with preparation and professionalism:
Research Us: Just like any other job interview, research our background, values, and the jobs and job requirements we’re offering. Being knowledgeable will help you stand out during the call. We have a great website with lots of videos to see us in action, and our social media accounts can give you a clear idea of what our jobs and culture is like.
Prepare an Elevator Pitch: Craft a brief and compelling summary of your job skills, experience, and why you are interested in the position. Keep it concise but impactful. Also, be sure to show some personality, however, remember to keep it professional.
Have Resources at Your Disposal: Although we don’t have a resume requirement, it’s always good to have it on hand to ask if you should email it over. Getting a recruiter’s email address is always smart in case you need to follow up the position you’re applying for at a later time. Have a friend who works for the company? Be sure to mention their name in case they filled out the employee referral form. Also, it’s important to have a pen and paper handy in case you need to jot down notes, email addresses for follow-up, etc.
We hope after reading this, candidates are convinced that our call-in hiring event is something that shouldn’t be missed! The advantages of being hired this way are numerous! The streamlined process, enhanced accessibility, personalization, and immediate interviews create a positive and efficient experience for both job seekers and Apollo. Moreover, it allows Apollo to identify the best-suited candidates for the open job roles. Apollo’s next hiring event is Tuesday, August 1 between 9a-2p Eastern time, so don't hesitate to dial in at 813-712-2511 to explore the possibilities of your next merchandising career move!