The success of an organization depends upon its employees. The organization that has a robust recruitment process has the right direction to move into. Without any doubt, we all know that nowadays, recruitment requires automation. Technology is empowering recruiters with new directions to find quality talent. Traditional methods of recruitment have taken a backseat with the introduction of AI tools and solutions. Now, organizations have better opportunities to add value to their talent pool.
Keeping all these things in mind, I am going to pinpoint some recruiting trends that provide a perfect shape for recruitment. A few of them you may have heard of already, but I am sure you’ll find the trends you have missed.
Recruitment Trends 2020:
1. Content Marketing-Bringing Candidates Closer:
Time and again, content emerges as a vital topic. In a competitive space, no wonder it is hard to stand out in search engine performance. What is the one factor that is more likely to convert candidates? Interactive content. This gives candidates two-way communication which aligns candidates with your brand. In content marketing, all you need is a strategy and plan to execute, which revolves around your audience. What do they see? What do they want to see? Such questions should always strike content writers while writing for the organization. It is important to stress that if you’re going to achieve the best results. Recruitment content should not sound like a commercial. Candidate wants to see the story behind the scene that what they’ll be buying if they accept your job offer.
2. Artificial Intelligence:
AI is a buzzword, and it is undoubtedly the most popular one. The HR industry is using this fast-paced technology to simplify its operations. AI for recruiters is an emerging category of HR technology that is designed to remove time-consuming activities like manual screening of resumes. If you are looking at saving time and manual efforts, adopting technology is the first step. When we talk about technology, there are ‘n’ no. of software available, which can be used to find the perfect candidate. They extract data from candidates’ resumes and save it in fields created for skills, experience, contact details, etc. AI tools help recruiters to shortlist the candidates accordingly to their requirements. HR professionals believe that in the coming years, AI will become an obvious requirement to recruit the right fit.
3. Candidate Relationship Management:
Candidate Relationship Management: The old ways of recruitment has changed. CRM is a tool that is becoming increasingly popular among recruiters. Capturing the interest of candidates requires proactive strategies and a standout employer brand. Now a day’s candidates are more open to new opportunities and want to see measurable value in the company. The competition between the job markets is not slowing down at any time. To provide excellent relations with the candidate’s recruiters can use ATS throughout their entire hiring process. ATS will not only automate the task like resume parsing, job posting but also help recruiters in screening. This will help the recruiters to reach out to many candidates at once. With the help of ATS, recruiters can maintain their talent pools and can easily categorize their skills. It will help HR to nurture the strong relationship with past, present, and future candidates and provide speedy efficiency to build in when it’s time to hire.
4. Digital Marketing:
Digital Marketing strategy is all about involving and improving existing tactics. As a world continues to become more internet-centric, recruiting organizations are placing more importance on having perfect career sites. With digitalization in your recruiting process, it helps recruiters to bring people who searched for specific terms to your career sites. It will increase the visibility of your recruiting ads. New technology, techniques, and ever-changing google and Facebook algorithms keep many digital marketing teams on their toes. With digital marketing, the recruiter can quickly focus their attention on building their brand. Digital marketing tools such as job boards, recruitment software, and social media marketing can help the business to hire qualified job candidates. However, what I believe is that it is better to do business in a crowded aisle than it is set up shop in a deserted island.
The HR field is continuously developing and changing. This change is very sure of an ever younger and more global workforce. That’s why it is essential to keep an eye on the latest trends that will affect the recruiting patterns 2020.