Finding the right hire for vacant positions can be a challenging task in the recruitment world. Automated recruiting is the smart choice to stay ahead of the curve in 2019. Companies are adopting automated tools to make data driven hiring decisions and speedup their HR processes.
The year 2019 will bring a fresh set of recruitment trends as compared to previous year that impact the recruitment process in a great way. Here we are discussing about top 10 recruitment trends for 2019 that happening in the market.
According to Wisdom Jobs, recruitment trends in 2019 point out that more than 90% of the job market is candidate-driven. There is a major shift in recruitment paradigm in recent days as the focus shift towards the candidates who are equally treated as customers in any organization. Here are some recent trends in recruitment:
Recruitment marketing depends upon the tactics in recruiting. Recruitment marketing attracts the talented candidates to your organization with unique marketing methods and tactics. The major focus of recruitment marketing is to follow the latest trends in the market and offer solutions to the companies that best overcome these new challenges. Most companies adopt these new recruitment marketing methods to attract talent. Employee referrals also one of the productive ways hiring talent for open positions.
Wisdomjobs.com online career solutions recruitment strategy is to attract, convert and engage candidates to choose them as next employer. The CEO of Wisdom Jobs Ajay Kolla says, “Reaching out the candidates and offering an open position is not the way to attract top talent. If you are planning to adopt a long-term solution then advance your recruiting and hiring strategies for better results.”
“Employer branding is the key element in building strong employer brand and thus attract top performers. Recent study mentioned that more than 70 percent companies research about a company’s reputation and employer brand before applying. So, build strong brand presence in the market not only to build businesses but also to attract top performers," Wisdom Jobs added.
Candidate experience is another important recruitment trend that you should adopt in 2019. While candidates who had a better candidate experience will more likely to accept your job offer, re-apply in future and refer others to your company. On the other side the negative candidate experience can spoil the growth and reputation of the company.
Candidate Relationship Management
Candidate relationship management is the latest trend in recruitment world that manages and enhance the relationship with current and future job candidates. Attracting top talent and retaining them is the biggest challenge faced by recruiters in talent acquisition. Many companies are strategically dealing with this issue to retain the top performers.
“Social recruitment can be happened through different social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, blogs, forums and job boards to attract and hire top talent. Social recruiting not only helpful for posting job ads on your social network but also helps to build a relationship with candidates and encourage them to apply for your vacant job positions in future.”
Recruitment automation tools
Recruitment automation tools help in finding, attracting, engaging, nurturing and converting candidates into applicants. They streamline, automate and converting candidates in to applicants. Wisdom jobs adopt easy to use Recruitment Marketing and Applicant Tracking System tools to attract and hire the top candidates.
Furthermore, the company adds: "Pragnya meter is an online skill assessment tool that helps recruiters in evaluating candidate skills and presenting them on job seeker profile. A skill certified profile reduces the time in hiring process and helps in determining the job worthiness of a candidate.”
Recruitment automation tools manages the overall candidate search, streamline the hiring process and on-boarding the new hires. These tools provide full spectrum of recruitment process such as posting jobs, Resume screening, identifying and shortlisting right candidates without paperwork.
Ajay Kolla, CEO, Wisdom Jobs noted, “Companies are tweaking their systems with automation tools which reduces time, resources and costs and enhance brand presence in the market as well. HR managers and recruiters are following these tools such as social media recruiting, online evaluation, and real-time analytics.”
Data driven recruiting and HR Analytics
Wisdom Jobs online recruitment portal says that Data driven recruiting and HR Analytics are used to demonstrate recruiting methods where planning and decision making can be done through Applicants Tracking Systems (ATS) and Recruitment Marketing Platforms (RMP).
Human resources industry is continuously developing and changing. So, it is important to keep an eye on the latest trends which reflect the recruiting industry in 2019. Using automation tools and adopting the technology trends in the market helps the companies in streamlining their operations.
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