HR Glossary

Mass Hiring

Mass Hiring is the process of recruiting many candidates within a short period.

Mass Hiring

Mass Hiring refers to hiring an unusually large number of talents in a short period. This massive event occurs due to several reasons, including high turnover rates, the commencement of a new project that needs more staffing, seasonal demand for employees, or rapid organizational growth. This hiring event can be quite challenging for recruiters and organizations as it demands extensive collaboration, onboarding preparations, and seamless coordination to ensure success. Usually, employers plan on mass hiring partners with other organizations or universities to have access to diverse talents so that numerous open positions can be filled at once.

Use cases:

The Mass Hiring approach is the right way to quickly fill multiple roles simultaneously when an unexpected or immediate talent requirement emerges. For industries such as retail, hospitality, and tourism, there will be a regular need for seasonal staffing, for which this hiring technique can be quite effective. The same goes for organizations undertaking large-scale projects and those who are new to the market. Mass hiring can be employed for manufacturing and production units when there is an urgent need for additional workers. Other instances of mass hiring include rapid company growth, mergers & acquisitions, and events of natural disasters or emergencies.

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