Are you finding it hard to keep up with Online Recruitment?
Is online recruitment evolving too quickly? Feel like it’s changing too often?
Are you worried that your team will settle for the “taxi” version of the software when the online recruitment equivalent of “Uber” is readily available?
It’s a tough decision when the life and soul of your business are based on attracting and hiring great talent! After all, effective hiring means increased productivity, happy customers, and a profitable future.
And it’s true what you’ve heard, your companies hiring future can start and end with one piece of online recruitment software, cool huh? (We also acknowledge that this can be a little scary).
So, what’s the best practice? What direction is online recruitment technology evolving the quickest? Who is the Uber of online recruitment?
With the internet hosting over 3.5 billion people, online recruitment is quickly becoming central to companies recruitment strategy. So, to help you make the best decision, we’ve outlined key trends to consider when deciding on the best online recruitment platform, for now, and well into the future
Candidates exist absolutely everywhere.
Your online recruitment software must help you harness and curate important sources of talent into one destination, with minimal effort on your team’s behalf. This is known as multi-source channel aggregation.
Today, less than 25% of jobs are filled through job advertisements. This means 75% of hires are now through a multitude of different channels. From your career page to your social media accounts, your employees professional and social networks, referrals, store or office walk-ins, clicking on a link in your employee’s email signature, and the list goes on, and on.
Online Recruitment is all about the candidate experience.
Just because the candidate might not be looking for work at this specific moment, or there isn’t a specific job vacancy at your work at this set time, doesn’t mean you have to go your separate ways! Your online recruitment software should allow for great talent to connect with you easily by joining your Talent Community with minimal effort, or mobile or desktop computer, where you can search them easily in the future, communicate with them and invite them to exclusive vacancy shortlists.
Think about how your company wants to treat their customers. Would you make them go through lengthy application processes every time they came into your store? Great talent needs a simple and quick way privately provides you (or update you) with their digital career profile, and provide direct and quick methods to access and communicate with them in the future, and this can be done through your online recruitment.
Proactive talent pools beats reactive acquisition… every day.
People are not paperclips. If your online recruitment process focusses on features that make it easier for you to reactively recruit…. STOP!
It’s time to focus on how to stop the flood of unnecessary applicants by focusing on the right source channels for talent. Spend more time engaging human to human with the right talent for your online recruitment process.
Online recruitment platforms like LiveHire, help you to quickly build quality talent pools of people, for all roles in your business, to the right depth (number of people), so that you always have 2-3 quality people available or interested in a career change to your organisation as soon as a position becomes vacant. The proactive building of talent pools, collectively making up what is known as your Talent Community, is the future of online recruitment software, and can drastically reduce your time and cost to hire, but only if the next (and last) objective can be met.
Live talent data and availability are the winning ingredients.
Building Talent Communities of Talent pools for roles is only sustainable if talent’s profile data stays fresh and up to date. You need to understand which people are most available and approachable for opportunities as they arise.
Your candidate’s profile must allow them to join and update their profiles, and update which Talent Communities they join. This is the ultimate in candidate experience and usability. It’s the only way online recruitment systems can truly sustain Live Talent Communities. This will have your recruitment team doubling their productivity, and raise the bar of the quality of talent.
So before you decide which online recruitment software to use, try the LiveHire platform for free today, and experience a technology whose features and specification are centered around the candidate and their experience, rather than the job vacancy.