Eliminating the Bias in Recruitment Industry

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Individual bias is developed based on social environment, culture, upbringing and moral values. At times, we get negative vibes from a person for no justified reason. Unconsciously these feelings impact our judgments. The point is, without even realizing, such feelings result in wrong decisions. The responsibility of taking the right decision changes in professional life, especially when you are a part of the hiring team. Because the consequences of the wrong decision affect the entire organization in terms of money, time and productivity.

 

Identification Factors

The identity discrimination should be removed from all the resumes prior to review by the hiring managers. Talent is beyond gender, location, nationality, age, and religion. The assessment of the resumes is supposed to be regardless of these identity priorities. In order to implement a transparent and fair recruitment system, these biased factors have to be eliminated.

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Job Search Issues

Are you unemployed and looking for a job? Ever wondered why it’s so hard to get a job? Although we see there are so many openings every single day. Still, we can’t find the one that matches our skills. Do you get a feeling like your resumes are just going in to trash without being read? These are the questions a job seeker goes through. This is the disappointment phase when you get no response despite applying to several jobs for weeks. Millions of people around the globe are struggling for a job right at the moment.

 

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Career Websites – 4 Must-Have Features

 

Career Websites are undoubtedly the Future of Recruitment. Adopt the four most appealing factors to stand out among others.

  1. Attract
  2. Engage
  3. Convince
  4. Convert

 

Top Recruitment Trends 2018

As the year 2017 draws to an end, let’s wind up the achievements and failures of this year and look forward to what 2018 holds for the recruitment industry. With the beginning of every year, come new hopes and predictions.  Regardless of the industry every individual associate thrill and excitement as December approaches to an end.  How will this New Year affect recruitment trends? What factor will be the main priorities in recruitment industry? What new techniques will be introduced to enhance candidate’s experience? How the new trends influence talent acquisition? Let’s take a sneak peak.

AI will Rule the Industry

The recruitment industry has already realized the importance of Artificial Intelligence and how the utilization can ease the work. 2018 will bring a drastic shift from general to the specialized application based on AI. The specific application for screening, sourcing, and filtering will be introduced.  AI will dominate the industry by integrating into recruiting software widely.

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Top 10 Job Search Websites

The Role of Job Search Websites

Job search is probably the first step after graduating and accomplishing the professional degree. Career building is a crucial and long journey with a lot of hurdles to overcome. Jobs websites have certainly played a remarkable role in opening the opportunities to the candidates. These websites have developed exposure and professional knowledge among the fresh candidates in the field. It has become more like professional knowledge hub than just a website. These websites have been playing their part in creating awareness about career paths and tips to step into professional life.

Performance and Accuracy

Job Search Engines had never been as important in recruitment industry as it has become now since 2014 when the evolution of jobs websites had emerged. There are literally thousands of jobs websites on the internet. All of them are doing their part for the recruitment industry. The functional procedure of all the jobs websites is same, based on filters for the job type, location, experience, salary, and industry. But few stand out for their functionality, performance, accuracy of the filtered results and trust level for the privacy of data. These websites have become a vital part of the career building.

Job Boards Vs Job Search Engines

Some websites are job boards like Monster, Dice but some websites are contributing more than just a job board. They are more like Job Search Engine which allows you to search for job resources and let you meet different opportunities from top companies.

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Talent Acquisition Versus Recruitment

There is a misconception that the two terms “Recruitment” and “Talent Acquisition” are the same thing and can be used as alternative terms.  These are assumed to have the same meaning.  But the fact is there is a fundamental difference between the two. The basic difference is short term and long term; either you are aiming for a quick replacement for the open position or long-term talent utilization planning. The recruiters and HR managers figure out the difference between the two. In defining the big picture for your company, talent acquisition comes first.

 

Both of the terms involve the same process steps sourcing, screening, interviewing and hiring. The difference is of approach. Talent acquisition has got more proactive approach to target beyond just hiring. Talent acquisition is the process of attracting potential candidates who can evolve at the company. Its more strategic based process concentrated on the company’s ambition and future-oriented approach.

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How Internal and External Factors Influence Recruitment

Recruitment is an important process possessing the power to define the future of the company. It can make or break the company’s success building strategy. There is no doubt recruiting the right candidate acts as the building blocks to take the company to the next level of achievements. In achieving a milestone, the role of recruitment can’t be neglected.

 

Factors Influencing Recruitment

Realizing the importance of recruitment, it’s essential to understand what factors affect the process. There are certain factors which are involved to influence the functionality of the recruitment process and eventually affect the performance and outputs. If you want the recruitment process to work best for you and give the results as predicted, you must consider the factors first.

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The Relationship Between Job Satisfaction and Job Switch

Job satisfaction varies on everyone’s personal preferences. But generally few factors are common when we count on how satisfied you are from your job. These include growth opportunities, skills enhancement, learning, security, pay, respect, and management behaviors. It’s not merely about satisfaction, it’s about how accomplished one feels at work, how much his work excites him to take challenges? How work compels someone to think out of the box? How involved are you in your work? If these questions fall yes to you, you’re at the right place and you’re doing the work you love to do. That’s probably the best way to increase the productivity.

The Impact

Job satisfaction has very strong impact on employee’s performance and interest in the workplace. The more satisfied employees tend to be more productive ones. The more satisfied a person is the higher level of commitment he shows towards the tasks. The employee will be initiative, productive and put up more efforts in his work to achieve beyond the task assigned to him. Productivity is dependent on mental health. Creative thinking can be done only if you are mentally relaxed. The frustrated mind cannot produce great ideas.

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The Recruitment Funnel

Recruitment plays an important role in making or breaking the company’s future. The curve of success will be defined and dependent on the consequences of recruiting. Recruiting itself is a huge responsibility; one has to make sure that your company’s development is in safe hands. The potential, passionate and initiative candidate is all you want through recruitment. Seeking for the top talent needs a pre-defined strategy which includes the plan to approach the top talent, get them in applicants and hire them with the right offer. So many candidates’ career and so many hopes are associated with this process. Understanding the responsibility of society’s better employment chances, recruitment has to redefine the values. To assure that the talent has the path to meet the right opportunity.

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 Hiring Challenges for Startup Business

There are 50 million new startups launching every year in the world. But how many of those actually survive against the challenges and get to achieve the goals and how many among this count fails to overcome the hurdles and barriers. Launching a new business is not a big deal; the success starts to count if you have gone through the initial crucial stage successfully.If you are a new entrepreneur, you surely have come up with great vision and goals for the company. As a boss, your mind is over occupied with the challenges to settle your business. It’s always hard for new companies to step in and standout in this competitive market. In this hustle and bustle of the establishment of the new firm, there are certain factors which will eventually affect the company’s successful launch. There are challenges of arranging the workplace, streamline the processes and one of the most important factors is hiring the new talent who is going to make the future of your company.

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