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How to Use Technology to Hire the Best Candidates

How to Use Technology to Hire the Best Candidates
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Technology Used in the Recruitment Process

The hiring process can seem a bit hectic but with new recruitment technology, automated responses and the abundance of job sites, the hiring process has never been more painless.

Finding the best candidates to hire has never been easier. There is a multitude of job sites to search from for an ideal candidate but this can also make it difficult to sort through the abundance of potential hires. There are many ways technology can improve your recruitment processes like using employment sites to post new job openings, candidate experience surveys and even recruitment agencies.

Employment Sites

There are many sites employers and employees can use to either post a job opening or find the ideal job. Indeed.com is one of the largest, if not the largest, employment site on the web with millions of job postings from thousands of websites. Indeed.com is assured to get an employee looking for work hired or an employer looking for the perfect candidate the best match for the position. Indeed.com is not the only employment site on the web with CareerBuilder, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Dice, SimplyHired and SnagAJob just to name a few others.

Find Candidates for Jobs

The role of technology in recruitment and selection of the perfect hire is essential for employers. To ensure the right employees respond to the job posting, it is important to create a description of the skills, knowledge and responsibilities required for the job. The next step to ensure the best candidate is hired for the job is to use recruitment software that uses algorithms to search profiles and portfolios of potential hires. Next, it is best to screen candidates and get rid of any potential hires that do not meet your criteria to the tee. AI is being used more and more for recruiting and screening resumes, especially for roles that many people apply for. The final step to finding the ideal candidate is to interview and hire. Technology is vastly improving this step with interview scheduling and online interviewing helping save not only time but money as well.

Candidate Experience

This is very important to a business and employers should care about how a candidate feels within the company and their job role. A candidate that has a poor or bad experience at a company is likely to tell others and to post a negative review of the company warning others to not work there. It can be easy to avoid a candidate leaving the company with a bad experience if the employer takes the time to ensure the employee is happy and understands their role within the company. It is important to make the expectations of the role clear from the very start and to always listen to the employee. It is also important for the employer to be fair but also require accountability with the job. When dealing with candidates throughout the interview and hiring process it is essential to be positive and ensure the process is as smooth as possible. When turning candidates down an employer never wants to not respond to an employee that interviewed for the position or even one that applied. It is best to be courteous and use an automated software to respond to all potential candidates to guarantee their experience goes well.

With all the new technology making hiring and recruitment of candidates easier than ever before, there is no reason an employer should have a hard time finding potential employees or making the candidate experience smooth and positive. With the abundance of recruitment technology and job sites, hiring the best candidate for the job, while also sorting through the candidates that are not quite right, has never been more simple for companies.


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Emily Pribanic
Emily Pribanic
Emily is a graduate of the University of North Texas. She has her B.A. in Advertising with a concentration in Copywriting. Emily has been writing since she was young and has a creative imagination. She lives in Dallas, Texas with her family and two cats.

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