Recruitment industry like any other industry undergoes a frequent change depending on the economy and political situation of a given time. This evolution is constant, and the trends in recruitment industry are dynamic. The industry is growing and evolving to keep up with the rest of the world it’s essential to anticipate and adopt the latest trends. Fortunately, the trend is making their way to the acquisition industry so to keep up with the rest of the industry you need to be very well adaptive to make yourself suitable for the upcoming changes in the industry.
If you are a recruiter or a recruiting manager, then the first thing that you need to do is to keep up with the rest of the industry. Here in this post, you will get to some upcoming trends of the recruitment industry. Recruitment is going through a lot of change and is altering its magnitudes. So to keep up with the rest of the industry, you need to be very up to date with the rest of the industry.
Some upcoming trends are:
Online profile with CV checking
According to William Almonte, expert recruiter, the most upcoming trend of recruitment industry is to go through their social media profile simultaneously with the CV. The reason to do that from social media profile recruiter is getting some idea of the person, how he behaves on a public forum and how he or she portrays himself or herself in front of others. What is the person’s perspective regarding different issues etc. Social media profiles reveals a lot about a person’s perspectives on different issues. This trend is clearly indicated in LinkedIn’s 2015 Global Recruiting Trends report. William Almonte puts a lot of stress on seeking candidates from online.
Video Interview Process
Recruiters are more into video interview, as due to long distance it’s not possible to be present at any given venue for all talents. For this reasons some talents are losing opportunities. But to gather more talents for their firms leading recruiter are increasingly relying more into video and telephonic interviews. At least for the initial rounds, these processes are making the recruitment process simpler.
Seeking out talents
Other than these two trends another trend is emerging. This trend involves seeking out passive applicant through their social media. This is reverse technique, where recruiters contact candidates through their social media professional profile, like Linkedin. The passive candidates may not be interested in joining your company, but with time my showing why your company is a good choice for them. This will increase your skill as a recruiter and will make you aware of what a prospective fresh talent wants from employers. This will help you in shaping your future recruitment strategy. And when you reach out to prospective candidates they feel valued and consider joining your company.
By adapting this technique, you can attract some fresh talents for your company, which will help your company grow. And when your company is growing because of your dedication you grow as a recruiter.