LINC strengthens employers’ talent attraction process through our Pre-hire Consultation service packages. These consultations take place during the recruitment phase, addressing the pivotal factors and obstacles influencing a candidate’s decision. A LINC Program Coordinator confidentially and thoroughly identifies and responds to the candidate’s questions, concerns, and needs. Whether related to family, lifestyle, or partner career, because these conversations are private, candidates feel safe to raise such concerns freely. This support makes candidates feel valued by the employer, and empowers them to make informed decisions with regard to their job offer and more. LINC also uses this time to discuss the comprehensive services available to them upon acceptance of a job offer.
Recruits or job candidates of all levels are eligible to receive Pre-hire consultation services. Pre-hire service packages come in three levels:
Pre-Hire Tier 1
Tier 1 provides candidates with an introduction to the Lehigh Valley through a basic questionnaire to assess their needs, followed by a one hour one-on-one virtual meeting or phone conversation with a LINC Transition Specialist. After the consultation, the client receives basic information essential to relocation.
Pre-Hire Tier 2
Tier 2 provides a more customized approach through an in-person, one-on-one conversation with a Transition Specialist in which candidates’ personal concerns and interests are identified. These needs are then addressed at a high level, and the potential hire will receive information about some of the resources available in the Lehigh Valley that meet their needs. Some of the needs discussed may include children’s resources, elder care, and other private concerns that may require more specific resources.
This consult may also serve as a brainstorming session to help weigh pros and cons. Due to the confidential nature of our consultations, we are able to dispel any misinformation as well as reassure the candidate that transition support may be available to them upon acceptance of an offer.
Pre-Hire Tier 3
Tier 3 includes all the features of Tier 2, in addition to an in-depth, personal look into the area and what is available to the candidate. This includes a full day of touring areas of interest, lunch or dinner at a local restaurant, and a detailed, customized conversation with a Transition Specialist based on their response to the intake questionnaire. This service package is well-suited to candidates vacillating about accepting a job position.
Pre-Hire Tier 4 – Executive
Tier 4 includes all the features of Tier 3, with up to four hours of personal consultation time with a designated Transition Specialist. LINC will curate a multi-day itinerary, including a tour of areas of interest and a meal at a local restaurant. This service package is designed for executives and C-Suite employees. Access to an Executive Connection is also available upon request.