In order to perform successful talent acquisition campaign, it is time to start searching for the recruiting trend that everybody should follow in 2019.
Natural Language Processing
It is predicting that natural language processing be imminent in 2019, not just for the world of tech, but for the corporate sphere. To be specific, it involves software usage for mimicking natural human languages such as AT-style automated tools or chatbots. With the high standard of natural language processing today, it is nearly unable to differentiate an automated system from human. The edge for that trend is actually getting closer than ever before.
Earlier in 2018, Google has recognized the power of mobile by intruding the transition to mobile-first indexing. This is due to the two main reasons: enhancing searcher’s experience and adjusting the habits of searcher. This update is worth acknowledging for all recruiters.
That is to say, more and more candidates are searching for jobs via mobile; however, not all the organizations offer the mobile-friendly platform. In fact, according to a recent survey, about 45% of job seekers stated that they use mobile job hunting for minimum 1 time a day. And around 90% of them used mobile to search for job. Therefore, recruiters should allow candidates to search easily for suitable jobs on mobile.
Moving past the paper resumes
The era of paper resumes is coming to an end. In the 4.0 era, organizations are putting more and more focus on soft skills. Paper resumes are not enough, instead profiles on social media and video telling can be more effective in demonstrating a person’s characteristics and capabilities, especially the necessary skills.
Therefore, companies executing talent acquisition campaigns are required to keep up with this trend by employing 4.0 technologies.
Developing an attractive online profile
In order to attract top talents, an appealing environment is crucial. In which, social media is trendy to demonstrate the favorable corporate culture. It is also estimated that about 80% of candidates review the organizational social profiles when they looking for a new job.
As a result, a talent acquisition campaign in 2019 should include the accurate description of how to work at your company across the social media. 60% of organizations have listed the task of strengthening employer brand as a top priority. Consequently, company’s website, social media, online reviews are affecting the job seekers’ perception of company culture.
Considering flexible working conditions
As the current trend of transition from full time workers to freelancers, the expectation of the workforce will continue to change in 2019.
According to a recent research, 65% of employees would agree to a contract work if they have more opportunity to be flexible. It is also reported that the ability to work remotely significantly influence the decision of 68% of candidates.
These are 5 major trends that is expected to change the talent acquisition landscape in 2019. If you find your organization unprepared for the upcoming changes, contact Faro Recruitment Vietnam for a free initial consulting services. With the team of professionals in the HR fields, we guarantee to guide you through the latest changes for more effective talent acquisition campaigns.