Recruitment

Recruitment

The National Office wants to make your recruitment experience as easy as possible. That's why we put together the one-stop shop for planning a successful recruitment. Our Planning a Successful Recruitment Guide will take you step-by-step and week-by-week through the Recruitment process. Below, we'll break it down for you.

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Planning a Successful Recruitment

We broke up planning recruitment into stages. Below, select which phase of recruitment planning you are in to learn more about what your Chapter should be working on. To get a more detailed list, click on the "learn more" button.








Stage 1 - Chapter Consultant Call

  • Determine possible dates for onsite visit
  • Schedule Weekly Meeting starting in August and continuing through the term
  • Confirm contact info for officers
  • Incorporate new ideas into Recruitment Calendar

Stage 2 - 2 Weeks Prior to Term Start

  • Request student data list to be sent to National Office at least one month prior to recruitment
  • Brainstorm and plan Invitational Meetings and two NEW, creative Recruitment Events
  • Reserve spaces for all recruitment-related events
  • Create PNM List and share with the Chapter
  • Contact the appropriate office about how to get involved with welcoming freshmen and transfer students to campus
  • Update Recruitment Calendar

Stage 3 - 1 Week Prior to Term Start

  • Follow-up on request for student data list to be sent to National Office at least one month prior to recruitment
  • Finalize plans for Recruitment Events, Invitational Meetings, and tabling
  • Confirm all reservations
  • Design/download/order/create recruitment posters and other materials
  • Develop recruitment email to be sent to PNMs via the National Office
  • Update PNM List

Stage 4 - 1st Week of Classes

  • Still don’t have the student data list you requested? Contact your Chapter Consultant now!
  • Advertise! Advertise! Advertise!
  • Start social media campaign
  • Design/download/order recruitment posters and other materials
  • Prepare Invitational Meeting Presentation
  • Update PNM List

Stage 5 - 2nd Week of Classes

  • Email student data list and recruitment email text to National Office
  • Advertise! Advertise! Advertise!
  • Update Invitational Meeting Presentation
  • Contact Chapter Advisors
  • Table at Student Organizations Fair
  • Update PNM List

Stage 6 - 3rd Week of Classes

  • Advertise! Advertise! Advertise!
  • Meet with Chapter Advisors
  • Practice Invitational Meeting Presentation
  • Assign Members to reach out to PNMs
  • All Members update PNM List with interactions they with PNMs

Stage 7 - Recruitment Week 1

  • Host Invitational Meetings
  • Follow-up with PNMs that attended Invitational Meetings
  • Host Recruitment Events
  • Follow-up with PNMs that attended Invitational Meetings
  • Update PNM List

Stage 8 - Recruitment Week 2

  • Host remianing Invitational Meetings & Recruitment Events
  • Follow-up with PNMs that attended Invitational Meetings & Recruitment Events
  • Follow-up with PNMs that did not attended Invitational Meetings & Recruitment Events
  • Make a list of PNMs who have met all requirements
  • All Members update PNM List with interactions they have had with PNMs

Stage 9 - Recruitment Week 3

  • Offer Bids
  • Hold Pre-Pinning Meeting
  • Pinning Ceremony
  • Big/Little Ceremony
  • Update PNM List

Stage 10 - Beyond Recruitment

  • Offer Bids
  • Hold Pre-Pinning Meeting
  • Pinning Ceremony
  • Big/Little Ceremony
  • Update PNM List

 


Request student data list to be sent to National Office at least one month prior to recruitment
Brainstorm and plan Invitational Meetings and two NEW, creative Recruitment Events
Reserve spaces for all recruitment-related events
Create PNM List and share with the Chapter
Contact the appropriate office about how to get involved with welcoming freshmen and transfer students to campus
Update Recruitment Calendar
Stage 6 - 3rd Week of Classes

Advertise! Advertise! Advertise!
Meet with Chapter Advisors
Practice Invitational Meeting Presentation
Assign Members to reach out to PNMs
All Members update PNM List with interactions they with PNMs
Stage 7 - 4th Week of Classes

 


Advertise! Advertise! Advertise!
Table in student lounge
Practice Invitational Meeting Presentation
Assign Members to personally invite PNMs to Invitational Meetings
All Members to update PNM List with interactions they have had with PNMs

Stage 7 - 4th Week of Classes

Advertise! Advertise! Advertise!

Table in student lounge

Practice Invitational Meeting Presentation

Assign Members to personally invite PNMs to Invitational Meetings

All Members to update PNM List with interactions they have had with PNMs

Stage 7 - 4th Week of Classes

Advertise! Advertise! Advertise!

Table in student lounge

Practice Invitational Meeting Presentation

Assign Members to personally invite PNMs to Invitational Meetings

All Members to update PNM List with interactions they have had with PNMs