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Key Trends to Watch for in Recruitment in 2020

HR Tech Outlook APAC | Wednesday, May 12, 2021

The remote working arrangement also enables organizations to expand their talent hunting at a global level, breaking all geographical boundaries. In addition to this, the remote operation has proved to boost employee productivity and engagement.

Fremont, CA: The recruiting industry has undergone some major changes in the past few years. New technologies and advanced hiring practices have fuelled this disruption. The year 2020 is witnessing the continuation of this transformation.

Let us look at the important trends that will disrupt recruitment in 2020:

Natural Language Processing

AI has played a significant role in shaping recruitment in 2020 by streamlining the recruitment process that involves sourcing, assessing, and screening employees. Natural language processing (NLP) tools has ensured change at every step.

Manually screening resumes is still one of the most time-absorbing tasks recruiters face, but with NLP, the best applicants can be fished out swiftly. NLP can also be utilized to interact with potential candidates and provide personalized communication with the latest chatbot technology. Besides, NLP and voice recognition are being combined to assist in analyzing and reviewing candidate interviews.

Remote Work

Flexible schedules and work-from-home policies are becoming the most sought-after benefits that job candidates look for, and organizations need to meet these requirements to attract and retain employees. The remote working arrangement also enables organizations to expand their talent hunting at a global level, breaking all geographical boundaries. In addition to this, the remote operation has proved to boost employee productivity and engagement.

Employer Branding

The employer brand of an organization is a very delicate part. It is prone to damage if not handled properly. People want to work at companies that have a good reputation in the market. Therefore, it is most important for an employer to build a strong employer brand and make the company's vision and mission transparent to candidates. In 2020, employers will be seen building website sections dedicated to presenting the company’s goals, achievements, and facilities for employees.

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