Recently Google announced a new a featured related to jobs inside Google Search. This is arguably the biggest news in recruitment marketing in several years. Not only is the technology going to revolutionize the convenience of searching for a job, it’s implications on how job boards operate with change forever.
Staying ahead of trends is important for recruitment marketers for obvious reasons. If you don’t stay ahead of the competition, then you’ll quickly get left behind. So, to help you remain competitive now and into the future, we’ve put together a list of 5 recruitment marketing trends you need to embrace…
1. Facebook Jobs and Google Hire
The dominance of job boards for advertising client job vacancies is certainly waning. Of course, it should still be part of your job advert marketing strategy, but it can no longer be the focal point.
With more and more talk about the advancement of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics in the future, it seems that the world is destined to be taken over by robots in the years to come!
With this in mind, here are just a few robots that could be competing against you in the recruitment work place…
Hiring top talent requires strategy and precision in today’s talent wars. McKinsey estimates that by 2020 there will be a global shortage of approximately 85 million qualified workers.
Workers who develop their skills to keep up with the demands of our emerging high-tech world will be at a premium. At the same time, the hiring process is undergoing a seismic shift as it moves to include AI, automation and transforms into a customer service mindset with trust as the cornerstone.
More information: http://theundercoverrecruiter.com/changing-your-recruiting-style/
Of late, the concept of contract staffing or recruiting job candidates via third party staffing companies has gone up considerably in the Indian recruitment scenario. Businesses in India – domestic and multinational corporate have resorted to the idea of temp hiring and have started outsourcing recruitment via numerous staffing companies.
We are always trying to understand what is coming in the future so we can prepare and be ready for it. There’s something unsettling about being caught unaware. We always want to be prepared.
Imagine you’re a bright-eyed job seeker sending your résumé into the bowels of the world wide web. You get a call and, expecting the cheery voice of an HR professional on the other end, you hear the robotic voice of Siri asking about your five-year plan.
Rudimentary forms of artificial intelligence are all around us, but could this scenario really be in our future? Could AI tackle not only screening of resumes, but the entire recruitment process?
The recruitment industry is moving so quickly, it can be difficult to keep up. What are agencies most concerned about? What are their biggest priorities and goals? How do they feel about the economy? The future?
More information: http://www.bullhorn.com/au/blog/2017/05/recruitment-trends-numbers/
Moving into 2017, consider how your company can improve its recruitment strategy with these trends. Think about how you use social media and mobile platforms to promote a job advertisement or engage potential candidates. Evaluate your hiring processes to see which areas can benefit from AI technology, and examine what your company has done or can do to improve diversity in the workplace.
More information: http://theundercoverrecruiter.com/global-stats-recruiting-trends/
Things change at the speed of light these days.
And as recruitment and HR professionals, it’s absolutely vital that we can keep up.
So this week, I’ve put together a list of what I think are the five most important trends affecting recruiters, HR professionals and managers today.