New Recruiter Checklist!
Updated: Mar 8
A warm welcome to all the new recruiters, present and in the future. If you are new to this industry, coming back, or just stopping by as an intern, this checklist will be a great tool to look over after you have completed training. The biggest mistake recruiters can make is to overwhelm themselves. So, with that being said, take a deep breathe, drop your shoulders, and let’s get to recruiting! Please feel free to copy this list and check off the boxes to make sure you’re on the right track.
Complete step 5, which is to join the virtual chat platform called Connect. This platform is offered as a mobile app, or you can use it on your desktop computer.
Sign and submit your copy of the employee contract. This is an important step because it ensures that you can submit drivers.
Send a copy of your identification to the email firstname.lastname@example.org
Download the Freedom Voice app and setup your voicemail greeting.
Look through the carriers and chose ONE you would like to start with. We suggest starting with JB Hunt. If you chose to do so, email email@example.com to request access and get your login credentials. This may take up to 72 hours.
Post a job. Then you can request a leads campaign for that job which is going to help you get a great head start!
Stay engaged and active. Call your leads and follow up with them! This can also mean to interact with Umbrella Driver Recruiters on Facebook, YouTube, or Instagram! We suggest making your presence known on social media so you can connect with the right people in this industry.
Don’t overwhelm yourself. Keep your days light at first by only focusing on a couple or a few jobs. Make those jobs your top priority for the first 30 days!
Make note of any questions that arise so you don’t forget them. Engage with your senior recruiter by asking any questions you may have. They are here to help you and assist you in being a top performing recruiter!
And I will leave you with this quote,
“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” – Mark Twain
Welcome to the team!