The current version of the recruitment process has brought difficult times for job seekers and recruiters and is highly dependent on the global pandemic. Talented young professionals experienced a very competitive approach to hiring procedures. Job seekers had to fulfill the demand and habituate to emerging trends in hiring and job profiles. For onboarding new employees, companies and employers must understand the key trends that will pave the way for even more changes.
How are companies adapting to the trends?
According to statistics by early 2021, organisations are expecting the hiring process to be fully active. Companies are letting employees work remotely and providing productivity tools also that shape the hiring process. These slight changes in working patterns are making the most of the future of work environments. Employees have the opportunity to work from anywhere, even after things get back to normal.
Here are some of the top trending recruitment approaches that will shape the process in 2021:
- Slight changes in working patterns
When we say changes, the major change implies the location of a job, that has become flexible and more efficient in terms of reduction in travel and other expenses. Employers have the freedom to connect with job seekers from around the world. They are hiring irrespective of the location of location and timezone.
- Welcome Digital Experiences
Technology has changed the face of job search and employment in many ways. Employers are incorporating tech-friendly tools in the recruitment process. HR of many companies are now using technology for attendance, video conferencing, video-based hiring, and more. This new trend has helped shape the hiring process for future years in a big way.
- Outsourcing and freelancing jobs
In 2020, onboarding new employees is a different experience for many companies, also adapting to the changing trends with new tools in hand. Companies have moved towards project-based hirings since work from anywhere is the new normal. This has provided opportunities for domain experts to take up short-term projects. The productivity of many employees has also increased.
- Retention strategies
New developments this year are expected to affect the retention strategies of many companies. The main focus is on the retention of employees. Recruiting and training a new employee is time-consuming. In these tough times, it is good to have employees who know the work.
- Rise of AI in recruitment
The modern hiring process has to lead to a cost-effective way of recruiting. With AI in action, the traditional hiring process will see an upgrade through complete automation of employee verification and more. Many portals are active in modern recruitment with new tools in action. TrustLogics is one such prominent portals that help recruiters and job seekers network better.
The unwanted pressure due to the pandemic has caused many companies to adapt to the trending hiring strategies with the help of modern tech-tools. HR managers are on the lookout for simpler and effective trends that will be essential for a smooth transition and a successful growth in the overall hiring process. Many policies are also going to impact the recruitment process in 2021.