In case you hadn’t noticed by now, Diversity and Inclusion are sort of a big deal in the world of recruitment and have been for some time. In fact, as far back as 2014, workplace diversity was seen as a key issue by 67% of candidates. Since then there have been countless studies proving the value of diversity and inclusion in terms of both productivity and workplace happiness.
Candidate experience has been top of many a recruiter’s list of priorities for quite some time now. That’s because we all know that unsuccessful candidates that enjoy their experience are more likely to apply again in the future or better yet, recommend the company to their peers. But incredibly enough, in recent years we’ve actually seen a steady rise in candidate resentment. People aren’t enjoying their experience and they’re more than willing to make their feelings known.
So what can we do about it?
For many people, remote work is now a simple fact of everyday life. And that doesn’t look set to change with lockdown measures expected to continue for the foreseeable future. With this in mind, we’ve decided to take a look at the things hiring managers and recruiters need to be aware of as they adopt a remote recruitment strategy.
When it comes to the hiring process, there’s one thing we truly believe here at vsource - it’s better to be proactive than reactive. And no aspect of recruitment is quite as proactive as sourcing. This is why it’s absolutely essential that you get your sourcing process nailed down from the off. So with this in mind, we decided to take a quick look at sourcing tools and how using them to their full potential can have a hugely positive impact on your recruitment efforts.