The job market around the world has also experienced a shift, making it more candidate-driven. Unlike before, organizations are dedicated to retaining good talent. Employee engagement practices have never been more important, and the overall recruitment function has taken top priority.
Recruitment has seen a lot of technological advances and one such and very crucial is ‘Video Interviewing.’ For several years, the traditional hiring process has helped recruiting managers to find the near to perfect candidates. The traditional hiring process has been useful but now things have evolved.
According to a report by the Society for Human Resource Management, it takes 42 days to fill in a vacant position! What’s the way out? A majority of organizations are now looking at reducing the time and costs involved in the hiring process.
A research by Talent Board affirmed the vital role that technology plays in streamlining the interview and selection process in companies. Moreover, among the top 240 employers who participated, video-interviewing was ranked as one among the Top 5 technology investments made for recruiting purposes. In fact, 67% of the respondents surveyed already had a video interviewing platform.
You’ve probably heard of the new-fangled interest in video-interviews. Most employers are ditching traditional face-to-face interviews and now prefer e-meeting candidates instead. In fact, a research by Office Team Inc. found that 63% of the hiring managers surveyed preferred to conduct video interviews.
Consider the most note-worthy brands in the world. Google, Facebook, Apple, Cisco, and more. You can guarantee that these organizations have an Employee Experience strategy in place.
Ask any recruiter and they all will have one problem in common, Hiring! It is one of the most underrated words but plays an utmost important part of every successful organization. Recruiting, sifting through resumes, and interviewing to find the perfect candidate can take months, and it isn’t cheap.
Behavioral interviewing is an increasingly popular type of job interview, where an interviewee is asked to provide examples from their past employment of specific situations. Directing the focus on actual life examples makes it easier for an interviewer to objectively judge how a candidate will perform in the role.
There’s Unconscious Bias at Work & AI Can Change That! Do you think you’re a biased person? At the top of your head, you probably aren’t. But each one of us imitates some degree of unconscious bias, especially in the workplace. Unconscious bias is when we judge, assess or form opinions of other individuals based on their name, race, gender, and other factors; without realizing it.