5 HR Trends To Watch Out For In 2018!

As companies gear up for yearly reviews to track progress, it’s best to be updated. With a host of innovations & technological changes knocking on metaphorical industry doors, recruiters can hope to welcome 2018 with an upturn of new HR Trends that are soon to hit the industry. Let’s dive into the details. The Rise of AI It’s official — Artificial Intelligence is here to stay. While Siri & Alexa are popular among Apple & Amazon users, word has it that AI is soon to make its place in the HR industry. In fact, Unilever already uses AI to hire entry-level positions. A far cry from the traditional method of scanning resumes, arranging interviews, and taking weeks together to finalize a candidate; the use of smart systems drastically cut the time-to-hire. The use of algorithms and data-driven insights also helps reduce biased hires by solely focusing on candidates’ skills. Offsite Working Stations According to a survey by FlexJobs, 85% millennials prefer a job with telecommuting options. As organizations look for talent beyond their home countries, the need to have remote working options. A secure technological solution is imperative. The rise of a culturally diverse workforce has also propelled the need for telecommuting options. Thankfully, the use of Augmented Reality and video-interviewing tools such as Monjin provide seamless solutions to realize remote working options. Superior Candidate-Experiences Here’s the thing — The Human Resource industry is candidate-driven! While the number of graduates and qualified individuals are on the rise, it has become equally difficult to find applicants who identify with an organization’s culture and brand values. According to a survey by...

You Should Be Hiring at Beginning of New Year. Here’s Why!

You Should Be Hiring at Beginning of New Year. Why wait until March or April when you can Hire the right candidates right from the beginning of the New Year! It’s the festive season. There’s fun in the air. And the corporate world is tuning down for the holidays. Or so we think. One of the world’s leading toy brands, Toys R Us has plans underway to hire over 3000 seasonal team members. Target also announced plans to hire over 4000 employees across various distribution centers. While many of these are seasonal/temporary hires, there’s no reason why organizations shouldn’t hire full-time employees, especially during the holiday season. Surprised? Here are four good reasons why should hire during the festivities. Candidates are always looking Think job seekers aren’t looking during the holidays? It couldn’t be further from the truth. Here’s why. Holidays, especially the time during Christmas and leading up to the New Year’s is an important time for individuals to take stock of the year and outline career prospects for the future. So, highly talented employees who aren’t comfortable with their current job or who’re looking for more challenging opportunities will start sending warm leads and look out for jobs around this time. The best yet? While most recruiters are ‘away-from-work’, there will be fewer organizations trying to hire, making this the perfect time to place an offer! Get Half the Work Done While peak hiring takes place between January to March, there’s no reason you shouldn’t start a little early. In fact, you could get half the job done early in December. Rather than wading through a pool of...

Introducing Monjin Basics: Find Talent Beyond the Parameter

Introducing a brand-new plug-in to expand your reach: Monjin Basics A 2015 study by Deloitte reported that it takes an average of 70 days to hire skilled production workers & 94 days, in case of highly skilled roles. Rome wasn’t built in a day and hiring good talent for an organization is no different. From putting out calls for vacancies to sifting through numerous resumes, identifying the right candidate, negotiating, and more – the recruitment process is quite elaborate. And that’s not the only problem! Unfilled positions are costing your company right now! For any job that’s vacant, the organization loses in terms of productivity, lack of timely actions taken, and lost opportunity costs. In fact, according to a study by Glassdoor, unfilled IT jobs in the US alone adds up to a whopping $20.1 billion. At Monjin – the world’s top video-interviewing and assessment platform, we understand HR requirements like no one else. Our hiring tools and services help recruiters finalize the right fit within 72 hours, increase hiring accuracy by 86%, reduce the net time-to-hire, cut down recruiting costs and enjoy a slew of benefits. In a bid to further streamline the recruiting process, we’ve introduced another exciting feature. Here’s presenting Monjin Basics – a plug-in that allows individuals (particularly candidates and interviewers) hold virtual interactions and interviews on Monjin with zero sign-ups. Monjin Basics can be used by organizations, irrespective of their chosen service model (OCOI/ YCOI/ YCYI).  The process is rather simple. Once recruiters add the email ids of their preferred candidates & industry experts into the plug-in, Monjin sends out automated emails with a...

5 Ways to Establish Yourself as An Industry Expert

In an era when people are bombarded with information, ‘value’ is your selling ticket. Of course, memes and gifs are fun. But where thought leadership is concerned, you might want to watch out for key terms and scan platforms to see if your target audience have a question that’s within your area of expertise.