The Value Of Online Recruitment07. April 2011
Using technology is not a new concept for Human Resources departments. You’d be surprised though at the amount of people in HR who still struggle with unwieldy systems and paperwork to manage their employees. Using technology can make a massive difference in the way that you attract, recruit and retain people in your business and technology in HR not only makes the process easier, it can enhance and add value to the recruitment process.
HR software is not just about having a computerised system to list names and CV’s. It is about integrating the entire company into the recruitment process. Applicant tracking software especially, is a vital tool when you are recruiting people who have to be interviewed by several departments in the recruitment process. You are able to use applicant tracking from the start, to the signature of the employment contract without having to waste company time, and money on outdated systems.
One of the most important parts of the recruitment process is using technology to help you attract talent to your organisation. This is where the value of using online recruitment software and marketing really comes to the fore. Online recruitment software can provide you with valuable information on potential employees and you can easily integrate this information into your applicant tracking software as you need to. You can use online assessments, online career portals and recruitment software to greatly increase your talent pool for the good of the company.
Recruitment software that embraces the latest technology will achieve a balance between budgets, time and effectiveness. The return on investment on a new recruitment software package is immense and it will not only streamline the HR department efficiency, but manage the recruitment process throughout the company. The last thing you want to have happen is a paper based application that lays gathering dust for weeks. You could be missing out on the perfect employee. Recruitment software and online recruiting makes sure that the right people are applying for the available positions in your company, and that you are able to source the best talent that is out there.