Is your hiring team geared up for Mobile Recruiting
October 1, 2019Mobile recruiting, also known as on-the-go-recruiting brings together the best of user experience (UX) design, app functionalities, a mobile-first approach, instant communication systems and of course, recruting. The talent acquisition/recruitment industry has, like many other industries, been both impacted by the advent of newer technologies and has also been flexible in terms of adopting many of these technologies as they evolved. The staffing and recruitment space is not immune to the advances made in the ‘Digital’ space. In fact, a combination of market forces – competition, time to market, and the proliferation of digital-enabled devices such as tablets and mobile …
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Candidate Experience is more about communication than processes
August 23, 2019Candidate experience, also written as CandE is the net cumulative effect of a company’s talent acquisition process on applicants/job-seekers. It is defined in terms of applicant perception towards the employer as she moves through the different stages of the recruiting process – from sourcing, to screening, to interviewing, and finally on-boarding or rejection. It is a key cornerstone for measuring recruitment performance and is one of the most discussed talent acquisition topics today. Kimberley-Clark treats its candidates as an extension of its customers. One of the novel ideas adopted by the company involved improving the travel experience of the candidates …
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How Will AI Transform the Recruitment Process
August 19, 2019AI technology is becoming an increasingly common component of modern businesses across a variety of fields. As more companies strive to outpace their competitors in efficiency and productivity, these digital tools will become an essential part of their corporate structure. One such field that is being impacted in particular by AI technology is human resources. In addition to automating lower-level tasks within HR departments in general, there are several ways in which the use of AI solutions can transform a company’s recruitment processes for the better. Finding better candidates AI technology that is capable of sifting through candidate pools can …
Data-Driven Recruitment to hire Better and Quicker
March 28, 2019Let us start with the obvious question – WHAT IS data-driven recruitment? Recruitment teams, staffing firms and talent search services providers are natural custodians of large volumes of data – data related to recruitment operations, candidates details, candidate sources, jobs data (salary range and locations) and the like. This information is stored on a variety of databases; from simple excel files to complex applicant tracking systems. Whatever be the location of the data within the organization, there is no doubt about the immense potential and value the data holds which can transform the efficiency and efficacy of recruitment operations. Data-driven …
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The Social Recruiting Trends You Need to Know in 2019
March 28, 2019Today, recruitment is far more candidate-driven than what it used to be even 5 years before; in other words job seekers are deciding the course of action recruiters are taking. This is partly because of higher competition to attract the right talent and a perceptible change in job seekers’ expectations. One of the major reasons for this shift is the growing number of millennials, also known as ‘Digital Natives’ who are the single largest job seeker group. They spend more time on an average on social networks and other digital platforms compared to senior professionals. With the exponential rise in …
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Mainstreaming GDPR in to Recruitment Operations
March 28, 2019Recruitment/HR teams as well as staffing firms hold large volumes of candidate data, which is turning out to be a key business enabler. Staffing firms and talent acquisition teams have developed dependencies on data of this kind to the extent that it is being increasingly used to assist in decision-making. With the introduction of recruitment analytics platforms which can draw on stored and classified candidate data, teams have started deriving additional value by processing, analyzing and placing it in a visual form. Pattern, trends, correlations that may not be detected otherwise can be read more easily using data visualization tools. …