Owing to the unceasing war for talent, the majority of the recruiters agree that it has become rather difficult to attract and hire well-qualified candidates in today’s highly competitive job market. Businesses around the globe are making the switch from traditional hiring methods to AI-based recruiting solutions to succeed in their hunt for talented candidates and fill open job roles within the company. For this reason, you should also step up your hiring game by modernizing recruiting tactics in order to win the race for top talent without putting in any extra endeavors.
When it comes to finding and hiring new employees, startups and small businesses often face plenty of challenges with the recruitment process. A lot of precious time that could have been utilized for important business tasks is spent on going through the bulky paperwork, filtering applicants, scheduling interviews etc. Moreover, startups may not always have enough resources to fit a professional hiring manager into their budget. However, small businesses can still boost the overall efficacy of the hiring process by utilizing a top-grade Applicant Tracking System (ATS) solution.
Looking for effective ways to minimize the amount of time you spend on repetitive manual recruiting tasks? Owing to the advent of technology in the HR industry, the hiring process has evolved by leaps and bounds with the passage of time. According to a recent survey, the majority of small-sized businesses face extreme challenges when it comes to attracting qualified talent. However, HR managers can easily speed up the hiring process and find exceptionally qualified candidates by opting for recruitment automation.
There’s a popular song lyric you’ve likely heard at some point in your life by a little band called The Beatles. It goes “I get by with a little help from my friends.” This lyric nicely applies to the recruitment landscape today, which increasingly leans on collaborative hires and team-oriented processes to beat the talent competition. The tools of choice for these collaborative hires? The trusty Applicant Tracking System (ATS).
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Granted, it’s not the most exciting subject to cover, but it sure is important for a lot of businesses.
In particular, British based companies who need to employ international candidates.
According to research, 49% of students at EDHEC Business School’s NewGen Talent Centre said that they’re less likely to seek or accept a position in the UK following Brexit.
Selecting the right candidates is important for the success of the company. To ensure there is a synergy that works for the fulfillment of company goals and mission it is essential to identify and build a team of people who have the required skills and experience. This is the reason that most CEOs today place so much importance on improving the hiring and selection process. However, in this competitive environment, without the right technology in place it is almost impossible to get the talent you want, when you want it.
The big four accountancy firms; PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, Deloitte and KPMG receive thousands of applicants every year. It is common to have in excess of 100 applicants for each hire that is made. The high volume of applicants per job presents these companies with numerous hiring challenges including time to hire, filtering the candidate pool and removing biases. The big four are not alone in facing these challenges either as many other employers also boast significant application figures.
Early in my career, I had the good fortune to work as a financial analyst for a Fortune 50 company. During a meeting where the president of a $2 billion group was presenting his business plan for the next year, he was lambasted by the corporate CEO with the following:
“Strategy drives tactics. Tactics don’t drive strategy. And from what I can tell, you have a terrible business strategy, so it doesn’t matter how great your tactics are.”
Recruitment is an ever-changing landscape. You may think you have the best recruitment process in place but guess what you may be wrong. There is a big disparity in perception between how you view your recruitment practice versus what your candidates think.
Millennials and their younger counterparts, the newly arrived Gen Z are reshaping the future of the workforce. Sadly, if you can’t adapt to the change, chances are that you may not be successful in attracting them.
An applicant tracking system (ATS) is a software application designed to improve the recruitment process by making hiring simpler and more efficient. Applicant Tracking Systems allow companies of all sizes to stay organized and productive throughout the hiring process by managing job postings, filtering resumes, organizing applicant information, contacting applicants, and scheduling interviews.