Hiring in the Digital Age

Hiring in the Digital Age

Technology has a significant impact on our daily life and the way industries operate. The influence it has on recruiting is no different, it has changed the whole game of hiring/ recruiting. Platforms like Instagram, LinkedIn, Glassdoor and various other channels are used for recruitment thus redefining the old and traditional norms.

Here are a few ways how technology has created an impact on the recruitment industry. 

 

Applicant Tracking System 

This technology helps HR tackle the massive in pouring traffic of resumes they receive daily on a basis, consequently reducing the time-to-hire. This has changed the recruiter’s pattern of hiring the right candidates. The other added benefit of the applicant tracking system is Data-Backed decisions. Recruitment analytics plays an important role in making business decisions.

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Reaching a Diverse Pool of Talent 

Discovering qualified candidates anywhere in the world is now achievable with technological advances in the recruitment industry. With professional networks such as LinkedIn, recruiters can look for qualified candidates with the right skills without being constrained by geography.

Telecommunication technology makes it viable for recruiters to reach out to candidates that they may have unnoticed due to location. Thus having access to the larger and more diverse talent pool.

Benefits the Candidates

ATS automation helps the candidates by taking care of manual activities, such as filling out applications, scheduling interviews, and receiving regular updates. 

It may not have been that important before, but candidate experience has become a crucial factor in recruiting. Thanks to technological advancements, it has become easier to find a job and to obtain information faster.

Lastly ‘Humanizing‘ the evolution of recruitment

‍While the evolution of recruitment has disrupted the hiring process, it has also provided recruitment professionals with the opportunity to refine their digital recruiting strategies. Human connections between hiring managers and recruiters and job seekers are encouraged now. It is an element that requires serious attention in the recruitment industry. 

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