Technology has always played a role in the recruitment process, but more recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have catapulted it to the lead item in the agenda of every chief human resource officer.
From talent engagement to employer branding and candidate assessment, a recent JazzHR study revealed that six in ten SMEs now employ some form of recruitment-specific software, while 25 per cent use AI in their workforce plans.
Read more at: https://www.businesspost.ie/world-at-work/remaining-human-in-an-ai-recruitment-environment-5f2eb7cc
Connecting to candidates has become increasingly difficult and relying on traditional recruiting techniques like phone calls and emails to connect with an on-the-go workforce will likely result in losing out on a worthy applicant. Instead, companies are utilizing methods that align with the communication preferences of today’s talent generation and switching to text-based recruiting.
More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/texting-is-helping-recruiters/
You will have probably seen the good, fast, cheap triangle. The dilemma is that you can only choose two. You’re forced to choose speed, quality or cost. Something that is good and cheap will not be fast. Cheap and fast, not good. Good and fast, not cheap. This is true when it comes to hiring and your recruitment metrics.
This is why we have divided your most common recruitment metrics into three categories: speed, quality, and cost.
More information: https://blog.recruitee.com/recruitment-metrics-guide/
Organizations across the world are increasingly embracing a global mindset and trying to achieve cross-cultural competence to stay relevant and do more than just survive. Most of them now have structured diversity practices and initiatives if not a couple of ad hoc strategies in place.
Ensuring a truly inclusive workplace diversity is not about avoiding litigation
More information: https://www.hackerearth.com/blog/talent-assessment/enabling-workplace-diversity-blind-recruitment/
Automation is a buzzword in the recruitment industry. While we witnessed the first automation technology making its mark in HR in mid 1990s, it wasn’t until last 5 years that applicant tracking system became an absolute necessity for HR professionals and there were good reasons for that. HR Technology has come up in a big way in the last few years. While large enterprises have been quick to adapt, there are still several small and medium businesses that are stuck with the traditional ways of hiring thus losing out on top talent and hours of productivity with every passing day.
More information: https://www.naukrirms.com/the-top-10-benefits-of-switching-to-an-applicant-tracking-system/
Are your candidates accepting other job offers while you’re still in the process of interviewing them? Maybe you should review your hiring methods and understand if the lengthy, tedious process is the reason you’re your top notch candidates are slipping away.
Slow hiring processes and delay in making a hiring decision have a huge adverse impact to businesses.
More information: https://antalnetworksindia.wordpress.com/2018/06/04/how-your-hiring-process-is-driving-away-top-talent/
As graduation season comes and goes, another class of young professionals will soon be entering the job market. Recruiters will have a whole new group of 20-somethings to hire for entry-level jobs and groom for career success.
You’re likely already familiar with how Millennials and Generation Z differ from the older professionals in your workplace.
More information: https://recruiterbox.com/blog/what-to-know-when-hiring-recent-college-graduates
Early reporting suggests that, compared to past generations, today’s younger workers are less concerned with money and more focused on gaining skills and having meaningful early employment experiences. They’re thinking about the long game. By making your summer workplace experience skills-focused, you can appeal to younger workers and staff up more efficiently for the summer season.
More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/summer-job-candidates/
We speak to Charlotte Clark and the Head of Talent Development at The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). She is responsible for positioning APSCo’s UK & International Talent Development division as the recruitment profession’s ‘go to’ source of high quality, credible training and talent development courses. All of which are developed and delivered by recruitment and training experts and lead to recognized qualifications which help individuals achieve their full potential throughout their recruitment careers.
More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/the-recruiters-guide-to-finding-top-talent/
Gender equality has been under a harsh spotlight for some time now, with pitiful percentages of women in upper management and inexplicable differences in pay. Sure, we’ve made significant progress in the last 100 years, but diversity is still a huge issue and we can’t afford to stop pushing forward.
There are many, many ways in which you can make your workplace a more hospitable place for diversity – not only women. Here are just five!
More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/get-more-women-into-your-workforce/