When looking to fill a vacancy—especially one that is a position of leadership—does your organization look internally, externally, or both?
2018 has been a rough year for recruiters, as ManpowerGroup points out that 46% of employers say they cannot find the skills they need to fill open jobs. It may be a jobseekers’ market, but memories of past recessions are keeping jobseekers from being optimistic about seeking out new opportunities.
Over the last century, the process of reaching candidates has evolved from handwritten letters and carrier pigeons to window signs, in-person interviews, online listings, phone interviews, and now, text recruiting. While technological shifts have transformed how people communicate, these shifts have also created a more dynamic, ever-evolving business world.
Yesterday, we looked at the ways artificial intelligence (AI) is helping recruiters and talent acquisition professionals in the hiring process. Today, we’ll look at how candidates interact with AI and whether AI can help reduce bias in the hiring process.
While technology has been disrupting almost every aspect of the way we work, one thing remains clear: It’s helping workers do their jobs faster. And when it comes to recruiting, the time saved due to technology is benefiting both recruiters and jobseekers. However, technology isn’t fully taking over just yet.
We’ve talked a lot about the candidate experience and how many jobseekers are looking for a more high-tech, high-touch approach to applying for a position with your company. In order to fully understand what jobseekers are looking for, you must understand the current state of job searches.
In part one, I explained the hiring pipeline and the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) in each step of the recruiting process. Here, I’ll explain why recruiters should embrace AI.
Every other day, there is an article about artificial intelligence (AI) and recruiting that’s taking the Internet by storm, but what’s the excitement about? Is bringing AI into the recruitment industry the next big thing?
Lack of communication? Inaccurate job descriptions? Long response times? These topics are always frequently named when talking about improving the candidate experience, but what, exactly, is the most frustrating thing jobseekers cite about the recruiting process? The answer may or may not surprise you.
Going for a job interview isn’t like taking the SATs. You can’t just peek at your neighbor’s answer sheet and copy their work. Yet, candidates are still somehow able to cheat during the interview process and if you don’t catch them in the act, you may be setting yourself up for a costly replacement further […]