There is a digital shift sweeping through the recruitment industry. More agencies are looking for ways to enhance their recruitment processes, and they’re turning to new software to do so.
One tool that’s making headlines in 2019 is video-engagement software, which can be used to conduct interviews, as well as headhunt candidates and attract new clients.
A recent study by Cisco predicts that by 2021, 80% of all internet traffic will be video and there will be 1.9 billion video users.
More information: https://therecruitmentnetworkclub.com/recruitment/video-interview-transform/
We can see that in the yester-years, HR and Marketing departments had little to do with each other. Basically, HR department’s role is to focus on new hires and current employees, on the other hand the marketing team concentrates primarily on the consumer side of things. But in today’s world we can see that with the increasing growth of technology and social media, both the departments have been growing increasingly closer to each other and also it turns out that creating a great employer brand involves many of the same techniques as marketing the brands product.
More information: https://blog.jobmindz.com/bringing-hr-and-marketing-together-through-technology/
Achieving workplace diversity was the top priority for employers in 2018.
The first step in building a diverse workforce is to hire more diversified candidates.
According to LinkedIn’ survey of 9,000 talent leaders and hiring managers across the globe, the number one global recruiting trend was diversity.
More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/10-ways-to-attract-and-hire-diverse-candidates
One of the smartest decisions a construction firm leader can make is to partner with a market master construction recruiter. Yet, some in the construction industry still assume that they can handle all of the hiring on their own. This can prove to be a costly mistake that results in poor hires and poor retention. The most effective candidate searches should begin with creating well-written job descriptions that attract construction candidates with proven success.
More information: https://thebirmgroup.com/6-common-signs-you-need-help-with-your-hiring-process/
Why do companies turn to recruitment agencies?
In today’s highly competitive, candidate-driven job market, finding and hiring the ideal job candidate is quite hard. This is why many companies turn to recruitment agencies to help them recruit the right people for their open job positions.
Should you do the same? How can a recruitment agency help you fill your open job positions?
More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/4-good-reasons-to-use-a-recruitment-agency
Making the jump to start your own recruitment agency or push your business through to the next growth phase takes guts. But one mistake a lot of us make is to underestimate the important role that timing can play in determining whether your risk pays off.
Let’s take a look at some indicators that say 2018 could be your year!
More information: https://blog.firefishsoftware.com/time-to-grow-your-own-recruitment-agency
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.
More information: https://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/8-reasons-to-choose-an-external-recruitment-firm-over-an-in-house
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
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/
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.
More information: https://www.smartrecruiters.com/blog/what-to-know-before-acquiring-international-talent-in-the-united-states/