How is technology changing the face of hiring?
Clouds in the sky, fashion on the street and technology in this digital world are things that keep on changing. If fashion is changing the way we appear, technology is changing the way we work and live. And so technology is having a massive impact on the hiring process. It is defining the recruiting process and shaping it up to be swifter and more efficient for the benefit of the recruiters and the candidates.
Technology is changing the bottle neck of recruitment to easy slide recruitment
Recruiters jobs have been quiet tedious with a lot of paper work. Along with the time consuming sorting and selecting of the candidate’s applications, they have to deal with third-parties. Now the latest technology had eliminated the need of such third-parties from the hiring process. At the same time it has quickened the recruitment process.
Additionally, mobile technology and social media have benefited the employers a great deal. They are able to post classy-looking jobs with in no time. Since the latest generation is more tech savvy, use of this kind of technology is proving to be the fastest way to hire eligible candidates.
Technology is providing the best radar system for applications
Just as radar is used to detect range, angle and velocity of an object, the applicant tracking system (ATS) is used to streamline, automate and improve the hiring process. It helps in overcoming many challenges in the hiring process. This ATS reduces the time to hire and cost to hire. Also it improves the quality of hire. It makes it easy to search of the database of the candidates to schedule the interviews.
Technology has provided the runway to the employer and the candidate
Yes the runway of communication is made easy with technology. Since certain agencies allow direct communication between the candidate and the employer, both of them know what the status of the application is.
Gone are the days of C Vs on paper. Many today prefer online CV or even video CV. Job seekers are posting their skills and achievements attractively on the social media, making for themselves a personal brand name. They are able to project themselves effectively.
Technology helps you move around with your filing cabinets
Initially technology had to keep up with the heavy load of work done by the recruiters. But now technology is advanced to the extent that it seems impossible to manage all this work without it. Cloud services help the employers to be connected with the information of the candidates wherever they are. They can search and decide on the go. Technology got rid of huge filing cabinets. Cloud services are able to store and organize.
These services also aid the recruiting managers to keep track of both temporary and permanent workers, allowing them to plan and organize without human error. These software programs and cloud services are giving the recruiters more time to evaluate the work.
Technology provides you essential recruiting tools
There was a time when recruiters had to have psychological skills to assess the knowledge and abilities of the candidate. But now there are a variety of tools that can do such an assessment quickly and efficiently.
Additionally, technology has eliminated the need for the candidate to travel long distances for a face-to-face interview. Catering to the needs and interests of the generation Z, technology is making online interviews possible. This has proved to be the most cost effective way of handling an interview.
Therefore while technology is changing the face of the hiring process, it is also affecting the heart of the hiring process.