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.
The core of any business is its people. So where do you start when it’s time to build? Do you create your own internal recruitment team or do you go out and find a proven, experienced recruitment firm to do the heavy lifting for you? Or perhaps it’s a little bit of both?
The pros of creating your own internal recruiting firm include potential cost savings as well as being able to have an internal team that literally lives and breathes the company’s culture.
Want to improve file management for the HR team, but intimidated by the process? Here’s how to move to electronic employee files fast this summer.
Managing employee files in an organized and compliant way is a critical part of the HR team’s responsibilities. Unfortunately, files can be nearly impossible to manage when documents are on paper or spread across different teams, offices, and systems.
Last month, we wrote a blog on “Trends that will shape the Staffing Industry in 2018” talking about the paradigm shift that the industry is going through. In this blog, we will be talking extensively about trends within Healthcare Staffing, which is one of the promising High Growth Sectors of the Staffing Industry.
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.
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/
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/
So sure, I know that it’s the objective of in-house recruitment teams, to reduce the cost of third party expenditure, and recruitment agencies are top of the list. However, against all those odds, the agency industry continues to thrive and in fact, grow year on year.
If this expenditure is a concern but still a necessity, then we need to re-look at the engagement with the more positive and productive words; ‘investment’ and ‘value’
More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/questions-you-should-ask-you-agency/
After leading corporate talent acquisition throughout my career, I know far too well that applicant tracking systems were originally designed to automate the application and simply track applicants. The applicant tracking system (ATS) was born in the late 1990’s and over the past 15 years they haven’t evolved to meet the requirements for a competitive approach to recruiting.
When growing your company, it’s important to think about the qualities you’re looking for in a new hire, and there are times when the domestic hiring process can be exhausting and ineffective for high-level jobs.
That’s where the international market comes in. 55% of companies in the US said they were interested in finding talent abroad.