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6 Ways HR Tech has Transformed Hiring forever (for Better)

Kelly Barcelos on June 9, 2017 in Recruitment Process

From start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, every enterprise is leveraging advanced technology for improved efficiency and hiring in no exception. Finding the right fit for the right job has always been the Holy Grail of hiring and thanks to HR technology; things have become much faster and easier than ever before.

  1. Improved Transparency

    Applicant tracking systems ensure X-ray transparency with real-time insights into recruitment tasks right from sourcing to onboarding. Recruiters can track the performance of social channels and job boards to know what’s working for them and what’s not.

    Recruiters can also learn a lot about potential employees from their social presence and gain insights that go beyond credentials and capabilities. This enhanced level of visibility empowers recruiters to make an informed decision that they won’t regret later.

  2. Automated Recruitment Tasks

    From posting jobs on multiple platforms and screening the applications to uploading shortlisted CVs and scheduling interviews, every time-consuming task is automated and accomplished in seconds with an applicant tracking system.An Applicant Tracking System also ensures consistent communication that keeps potential employees updated and engaged with instant notifications at every stage, ensuring a positive candidate experience and improving the rate of conversion.

    Whichever side of the sourcing equation you’re on, an ATS makes the entire hiring process more seamless, opening up new avenues for both recruiters and job-seekers a like.

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  3. Data Driven Decision Making

    Cloud-based recruitment software is designed to identify hiring practices that bring you the best results by gathering data and generating accurate reports in real-time.An ATS tells you exactly where you need to expend your time, effort and resources for maximum conversions.

    Whether it is drafting compelling job descriptions, revamping the interview process, adjusting the cost to company, or recruiting via social media, using data to analyze the efficacy of every process, procedure and platform helps in determining the best approaches and optimizing the recruitment process for better.
  4. The Use of Social Media for Talent Acquisition

    Social media recruiting is no more a new trend; in fact now it is the industry norm. Being a rich resource for generating high-quality referrals, social media recruiting makes candidate engagement easy and effective. More than 70% of candidates today base their final decision on the employment brand and social networks make the easiest way to tap elusive talent by effectively showcasing employer brands.

    An ATS gives easy access to a vast talent pool wherever they are, sifting the vast sea of resumes in a fraction of seconds and helping you find that perfect match in minutes. When integrated with social recruiting, an ATS makes it easier to spot, attract, engage, and convert more candidates in much less time.

  5. Virtual Interviewing

    With enterprises going global, hiring is transcending geographic boundaries and becoming increasingly interconnected. In a tight job market, emerging companies are compelled to handle multiple teams that are managing different functions and are spread across the globe.This is why employers wanting to move away from margin and towards the mainstream need to step up their talent acquisition game.

    Most companies have figured out an affordable, easy, and efficient way to adopt a candidate-friendly approach to screening and selection – video interviews. Today more than 50% companies have replaced personal interviews with video interviews to win the war for top industry talent.
  6. Mobile Recruiting

    People no longer wait for newspapers to browse through the classifieds for jobs nor do they approach recruiting agencies for job placements. Smartphones and tablets have totally changed the way people search for jobs. Whether your potential employees are waiting in a queue at the bank or on a lunch break, they have easy access to job openings from multiple employers.

If your careers page is not mobile responsive, you’re missing out on a massive chunk of your potential employees. A mobile optimized career site enables employers to reach the passive talent pool more easily and make an impact with their employer brand. A seamless application experience will surely transform your passive job-seekers into active prospects and ultimately your new hires.

If you are looking to leverage an ever-growing network of social connections and digital platforms, get started with Jobsoid. With Jobsoid, employers can attract quality talent, engage passive candidates, build a talent pool and bring the best onboard while making the entire process faster, easier and efficient.

Kelly Barcelos

Kelly Barcelos is a progressive digital marketing manager specializing in HR and is responsible for leading Jobsoid’s content and social media team. When Kelly is not building campaigns, she is busy creating content and preparing PR topics. She started with Jobsoid as a social media strategist and eventually took over the entire digital marketing team with her innovative approach and technical expertise.