If company leaders do not equip themselves with strategic planning and execution, tedious and endless procedure can tire HR manager down without bringing efficient result.
By updating yourselves with the latest trend in the recruitment market, you would be able to catch up with other competitors’ activities in attracting top talent, thus creating a suitable recruitment strategy for your own organization.
Here are some of the most notable recruitment trend you can find in 2018.
1. Forward thinking and future planning
Modern HR managers should be able to have outstanding data analysis ability in order to determine the recruitment likelihood of suitable candidates. The process should happen even before a company need to fill a specific vacancy. If you wait until detailed job description and remuneration package is finalized, your success rates of talent recruitment will be significantly decreased, especially when other competitors are also in need of similar positions. It is crucial that HR managers develop a pipeline of potential employees and announce the available position through hinting and suggesting them to apply soon for future consideration. Forward thinking is about designing recruitment plan to fit the upcoming business position, rather than just meeting the immediate needs.
2. Optimization of Social Media
We are living in the era of high technology with the boom of social media tools including Facebook, Twitter and Zalo. These powerful channels are getting massive customer base and predicted to become even more influential in the near future. According to a recent survey conducted by Glassdor (one of the biggest recruitment websites review), almost seventy-five percent of respondents think that their C-level leader team should utilize social media to deliver the message about their brand value, core mission and credibility.
Social media allows more updated proliferation in a continuous way, creating an opportunity for two-way conversation between candidates and recruiters. The simple method of job ad and response is no longer in the new era. Every candidate wants to feel valued by potential recruiters and this relationship can root from social media. Therefore, social channels can be effective tools for brand value promotion. This fact requires HR managers to identify current and future social groups and communities for talent candidates. Utilizing the relationship and credibility on social media can lead to successful talent acquisition campaign.
3. Designing an individualized process
For millennial candidates, it is crucial for employers to make them feel their value being recognized during the recruitment process. According to the report conducted by ADP research Institute, many international organizations nowadays have developed a coaching strategy where candidates are placed in a continuous mentoring process before, during and after the recruitment period so that they can understand that their value match with that of the organization. It is crucial that employers allow some platform for potential candidates to raise their voice about workplace issues. A personalized experience can enable ongoing career growth and benefit the company in the long run.
Our professional team of HR experts at Faro Recruitment JSC will update you with the most updated recruitment trend, thus helping company leaders to build up suitable talent acquisition strategy.