Is Automation Eating Jobs or Creating New Ones

 

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-based on Atul Jadhav’s views in a tweetchat hosted by Rezoomex

Historically technology has always created new jobs by automating repetitive/mundane work with predictable expected results. Human brains evolve as they learn new skills to solve challenging problems. This leads to the creation of new job types which are more evolved yet challenging. e.g. Delivery by drones may take up delivery jobs however this automation itself opens up a number of specialised jobs with higher expertise. E.g. GIS experts, geospatial data analyst/scientist, algorithm designer/ developers, control centre operators, security experts etc.

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TweetChat on The Future of Recruitment With Mr. Tarun Sharma

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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?

In a recently conducted #TTRT TweetChat, Mr. Tarun Sharma CEO, BMC Software shared his views on the Future of Recruitment in an Automated World.

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Recruitment: 5 Things to Expect in The Near Future

Recruitment5-Things-to-Expect-in-The-Near-Future_Article_finalTechnology 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.

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5 Skills a Microservices Candidate Should Possess

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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.

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My Experience at TASCON’17

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When I got to know TASCON’17 is happening in Bengaluru, I made sure to book my flight and a seat in the event. This was the first ever TASCON event there with a great line up of speakers and an opportunity to network with folks from Bengaluru and learn a lot of new things. My expectations were raised when I saw the turn up on the day of the event and I must say TASCON’17 lived up to it.

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The Slow Death of a Recruitment Sourcer

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It’s ironical that I’m posting this piece right after #tascon17 (talent acquisition and sourcing conference). After yesterday’s sessions at the conference and meeting with a few industry sourcing stalwarts, I’m forced to rethink the future of sourcers in recruitment function. I’m not exaggerating when I say the title of recruitment sourcers (sourcers as known in the recruitment parlance) will be non-existent by 2022.. perhaps by 2020 itself!

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7 Features Every Recruiter Expects From a Good ATS

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Recently I got an opportunity to check out lots of Application Tracking Systems. Every ATS is designed with specific objective – Automation, Analytics or even Integration. Every recruiter/stakeholder in recruitment process has a specific interest in ATS. As a recruitment professional, I have zeroed down to following 7 features which every recruiter will love to have in any ATS

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