1. Millennials will direct HR evolution
Every year thousands of millennials are entering into the job market, which is already candidate-driven. In the coming year 2020, as well, we will have to deal with young mindsets who will expect a much better candidate experience than today.
Ever since the millennials joined the workforce, companies are making new changes in the processes they follow and the way they function. Because the millennials have different expectations about how a workforce should perform and have a different perspective on what position they might accept. So, to successfully hire a millennial for your organization create an environment that fulfills their preferences and needs.
We need to carefully observe millennials and take cues on how to manage them. In 2020, this demanding customer of Human resources will expect more from HR technology to timely, prompt interaction, instant feedback, and social media channels as a communication way.
So, to thrive, your millennial candidates or employees have a digital handshake with evolving recruitment assessment tools.
2. Embracing social media, HR technology will get you top talent
Recruiters these days are battling to attract job fit talent from the pool of unqualified candidates. However, HR technologies such as social media, AI, online video hiring, pre-employment testing are giving the radical shift to the way HR handles recruitment exercise.
Since every candidate spends maximum time online using social media, we need to find better ways to utilize the social space to identify top talent. Social media channels are powerful tools to attract talent companies looking for specific skills set. While video interviewing tools and pre-employment testing software will be utilized to get to know these tech-savvy crowd and assess their technical knowledge, respectively.
So, leverage these technologies to streamline your recruitment process in 2020 by reducing recruitment costs and time-to-hire.
3. Employer branding will remain the cherry on the cake
As 2020 is almost here, and 2019 comes to an end, employers branding stills stay in the lists of the top trends as one of the most critical trends to attracts and retain the right talent.
A few trends like collaboration, internal brand ambassador programs, employer value proposition, measuring KPIs will be the real difference makers. And the evolving HR technology will make it even easier for employers to build and maintain their employer brand.
So, being a talent acquisition leader building your employer brand will help you to shape and influence candidate perceptions.
4. Candidate experience to win the war for talent
The current job market is candidate-driven in which you don't pick a candidate, but the candidate chooses your company. That's the reason candidate experience plays a vital role in talent acquisition.
There are various advantages to creating a positive candidate experience. The most important benefit is a potential candidate will likely to accept the offer, apply in the future, and refer his/her contacts to your company. It will not only help you to make your talent pipeline ready but also build your brand.
So, treat your candidate as your employee even before hiring!