Companies that rely on data expect a better financial performance. A Harvard Business Review study, “The Evolution of Decision Making: How Leading Organizations Are Adopting a Data-Driven Culture,” reveals.
Recently, we conducted a poll on Twitter to know if automation is taking away jobs in IT industry or not? 43% of respondents said automation is taking away jobs whereas 35% said otherwise. 22% were not sure about the outcome of automation. Contrary to the popular belief, automation is likely to create more jobs than it will take away. There is no denying to the fact that automation will take away jobs which comprise repetitive/mundane tasks, but at the same time, it will create jobs which will require higher expertise, especially in the IT industry.
Automation is all set to change Recruitment forever. Many companies have already started adopting automation. They believe it has the potential to speed up the hiring process and make recruiters more productive. In circumstances where robots are likely to automate 50% of the global workforce by 2045. What exactly does the future hold for recruiters?
Technology continues to change exponentially and at the same time it continues to change all areas of business and industry, and the Recruitment Industry is no exception. Many organizations have already changed their recruitment process by adopting technologies like Applicant Tracking System and Recruiting Software. Recruiters, on the other hand, are evolving as well, as they know they have to keep up with the trends to survive.
Microservices is being considered as the next disruptive technology evolution. It provides organisations new ways to build applications, a much better and faster way for software development. In the new world, it is not the big fish which eats the small fish, it’s the fast fish which eats the slow fish., therefore the objective is always to deliver a quality product at the shortest period of time and that’s why more and more organisations are adopting Microservices which obviously indicates that there will be a lot of demand for Microservices skills in the job market and that’s where you as a recruiter comes into picture.
Recently I got an opportunity to attend TASCON17, a talent acquisition and sourcing conclave held in Bengaluru (India). Now, the event covered a variety of topics, but the one which fascinated me the most was on the employer branding and how organizations can use it to attract talent. Here, I will try to share what I have learned from that session about employer branding and leveraging it to transform an organization into a talent magnet.