Although certainly in the spotlight since the rise of COVID-19, the need for a successful work-from-home strategy has been on the horizon for years – both out of logistical necessity and employee preference. When managed correctly, remote workers are more productive than their “in office” counterparts while also reporting higher levels of job satisfaction. It’s the ultimate win-win.
You’ll always come across guidelines and 5-step strategies for successful recruitment. Almost every recruitment agency or HR department has their own way of going about sourcing candidates. However, how successful recruitment is, depends on a lot more factors than just the process and attitude.
In fact, some of the vital aspects of recruitment pertain more to the hiring company and the job offer than they do to the candidate or recruiter.
The development of HR as a set of processes is more Tech guided than it used to be. It stands to reason that as businesses develop and branch out into various industries, that new technology would emerge to aid, streamline and largely automate certain aspects of the operations.
From ATS and recruitment software to management and communication tools, Tech solutions have been and continue to be on the rise as we dive deeper into 2020.
It’s not very common to see startups and SME’s approach recruitment with a dedicated team. The majority maintains the traditional method of senior management handling recruitment and conducting interviews. But some have come to see the various benefits of both in-house recruitment teams and agencies.
But first, how exactly can recruitment agencies and in-house teams change the game?
A recent Glassdoor study found that the average cost to fill a job vacancy is a whopping $4,000.
With that kind of money devoted to a single opening, it’s no wonder recruiters view time to hire as a viable metric. The faster a position is filled, the fewer dollars recruiters and HR professionals pour into the talent search.
It’s easy to feel small and helpless in moments like these. No one could prepare us to navigate the uncertainty that COVID-19 has created in our world. The shock, immediate impact, and lingering doubt and fear has weighed on every human being worldwide over the past few weeks. The shock hasn’t been able to truly wear off because we’re still in the midst of daily changes and news that affects the comfort and security of our personal and professional lives.
Hiring new employees is something every business owner will have to deal with at one time or another. On average, a business owner will spend nearly 42 days trying to fill an open position. Finding a way to shorten and optimize the hiring process should be one of your main concerns.
Abiding by a strict recruiting budget is essential when trying to avoid financial hardships. Using the tools found at HR Software- HR Payroll Systems can help you improve the hiring process without spending tons of money in the process.
Maintaining consistent performance throughout the entire employment span is impossible for anyone. There are various ups and downs in the productivity and show of every working professional. What is not acceptable is to constantly keep the workforce under scrutiny for the dissatisfactory reports and completely ignore the organization’s shortcomings. It is always easy to blame an employee for the degrading performance or lowering business numbers and hand over a relieving letter format to them.
As companies around the world continue to grapple with the reality of an all-remote workforce, this week’s list of must-read articles for talent professionals is here to help. We’ve got managerial tips for supporting remote workers, which include the importance of overcommunication and creating “predictable rituals.” Live from his study, Alan Jope, CEO of consumer goods company Unilever, also weighs in on how to oversee teams of employees that are spread across the globe.
Have you ever noticed how the line that determines productivity seems to be moving further away every moment, every day, week, month, and year? Us, professionals, seem to be always wishing for more time to get things done. What a difference just an extra hour of productive work could make to all our careers.
But the thing is, it’s not extra time we need. It’s the skill to use the resources we have in the most effective and efficient manner there is.