Congratulations! Recruiting is now being backed by Investors, venture capitalists and big businesses, which is good news for the Hiring business. Especially for startups, who just can’t wait to meet the rising demand of procuring best talent. Not only, they’ve to build a strong team but find talent from diverse backgrounds to keep startup soaring.
With $400 million raised in 120 venture rounds this year, investors are clearly showing attention towards, one of the biggest challenges of Companies today i.e. Talent Acquisition.
Now the companies are seeking competency to attract the right talent first and fast, which can easily be dealt if we offer the right mix of services to both employers and candidates.
The fierce competition can easily be made out of the fact, that today people usually do 8- 9 jobs on an average throughout their lives, which if compared to earlier times was usually one. A drastic change, in-fact, but more opportunities and awareness is present now for current jobseekers.
Today’s workforce mostly like to work from home, and that causes unrest for big Enterprises. As a result, there’s demand for remote staffing and online workers, who’ll be there to provide you the work.
The secret of engaging today’s jobseeker is to stay online and engage them whenever you can. You’ll be astonished to know 86% of candidates want to use their phones and social features to conduct their job search, and 65% will leave a website that isn’t mobile optimized- ICIMS. This clearly shows an impact of social and mobile on recruiting.
Candidate experience can be easily improved by sharing jobs on social amongst friends, giving them the option to apply for jobs via mobile and LinkedIn profiles. Try to limit their application process to minimum clicks. What Recruiters need; The Ultimate Action Plan to Hire. This would include everything you need to stay on track and make the processes change you have been waiting for.
Hiring the best Talent only should become now your priority. Make the best use of resources to leverage talent for your organization. The candidate himself should select you over the competitors. Selection process being the critical component should be dealt with care and must be evaluated to see effectiveness by recording applicant’s responses.
A Recruiter should now try direct marketing and follow up with clients and candidates, after setting his priorities right.
Our main aim should be to hire purpose oriented workforce. They can improve the wellbeing of the workforce, transform them and motivate others to achieve big things in life.
Automation can be a savior for today’s recruitment that handles job offers with less administrative effort. Recruitment today is a modern day business in operation that requires flexible working solutions fostering convenient style of working.
Today only those Recruitment businesses are flourishing who’ve made technology as an advantage to their business. Make Employer branding, a top priority for your business as Richard Branson, Jack Dorsey, Mary Barra, Tim Cook, Larry Page and many other passionate people have done for their companies.
This leads us to only one conclusion of working together easily, collaboratively for the best interest of Recruiters and candidates, with a complete paperless Recruitment System. So, do you think, Recruitment has changed? If yes, please share your thoughts.