Online recruitment has revolutionized the recruitment industry that benefits both employer and job seekers and ultimately accelerates the recruitment process. Thus online recruitment is the era of quick hiring where employers can get quickly the potential talent. Online recruitment today is indispensable for recruiters and employers who use job portals as the primary source for headhunting, although this is a traditional hiring method but still its work, so job portals and career sites are the two edges of the recruitment equalizer. The penetration of the internet in our society has crossed the geographical boundaries, thus mobilize the recruiting process. The quest for hunting top talent is a quest to boost regional economy in reality.
Online recruitment is time saving:
It is the charisma of online recruitment that you can search for job twenty four hours a day. The real-time interaction of employers with employees. The recruiters and employers can easily access to the jobseekers, and job seekers can easily find the jobs as well as
recruiters on these career sites. Candidates can upload their resume on these career sites and their resume goes public immediately. Whereas a newspaper ad takes time to be viewed and sometime it can’t be viewed due to improper printing. Moreover a newspaper works like a weekly newsletter so it takes so much time. So recruiters are not to wait any more due to online recruitment they can do immediate screening of the candidate. So recruiting cycle working very speedily from posting to receiving the CVs, thus making filtering process and managing the contacts and workflow very easy.
Minimized the hiring cost:
Job posting is now inexpensive, as it was so much expensive before. Job portals allow posting the job at very low rates with the guarantee that the job will be viewed publically. Thus online posting made easier for every candidate to view the job of his related field, people can view the job immediately right after it’s posting. These job portals are 30%cost-effctive of annual fee that the
staffing agency charge and the cost of newspaper or ads have the same cost.
Easy access to employers:
Employers can easily access the candidate through online recruitment, they can contact with them by using these pro-sites. These pro-sites are not restricted to any geographical boundary or any other parameters. Online recruitment websites maintains database of al career level and industries and regions. Huge money is spending to upgrade and develop this database, that’s why these career sites are always on the top when the jobseekers start searching for jobs.
Broadened the scope for candidates:
This online recruitment pro -sites like LinkedIn has broadened the scope for candidates, now they can easily access the jobs and contact the employers at the same time. Through these sites they learned about the companies, locations they don’t know before. Moreover they come to know what the industrial trend of the specific field is, what are the skills an employer is expecting from the person of his caliber? and what his career level is. Through these job portals you can apply for those vacancies which have not been published in newspaper.
State-of-the-art filtration tools
These job portals are equipped with latest technologies tools, thus employers by using the state of the art technology can easily filer the C.Vs that are available in bulk. By filtration they can access to those candidates who are efficient and got the talent required for a specific job. Through screening and sorting tool employer can easily target and contact with the professional, to whom he wants to interview without choosing any middle way.
So here is no doubt, recruitment industries are playing key role in the hiring process, but these five benefits are equally significant for recruiters and employers as well.