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Is recruitment automation transforming the way London recruits top talent?

Sunday 22 July 2018 - By Kathleen Powell - Co Founder and Director of Colossus Systems

This year has seen HR tech continue to grow in strides, we have seen an increasing emergence of tech advancements in the recent years; sales and marketing automation solutions have transformed the sales and marketing arena and empowered sales and marketing teams, by providing powerful management systems proven to cut time and maximise efficiency. It is easy to see how the same benefits and success we have seen in sales and marketing automation can be applied to recruitment and hiring. In today’s article we shall be discussing what exactly recruitment automation is and how companies can benefit from its use.

WHAT IS RECRUITMENT AUTOMATION?

Recruitment automation enables companies to automate recruiting tasks and workflows that would have previously been done manually. Recruitment automation uses technology such as machine learning and predictive analytics to streamline the recruitment process from pre-applicants to post-hiring actions.

Recruitment automation is a popular choice utilised by companies that want to increase their competitive edge in the hiring arena, these companies, recruiters and hiring managers understand that in today’s climate they need to achieve better results in order to fill positions faster, more effectively and with the right talent. It is also apparent the increased connectivity, and ability to find more information and choice through the internet has led to more competition, resulting in a greater need to stand out from the crowd.

THE BENEFITS OF RECRUITMENT AUTOMATION:

The key benefits of using recruitment automation is that it helps analyse and screen candidate’s data faster and more efficiently helping determine decisions more quickly and accurately which ultimately saves costs and manpower, so that a person's time can be spent on more strategic tasks that will benefit and grow the company. Recruitment automations aim is to eliminate inefficiencies and labour-intensive tasks, boosting hiring staff productivity and better results.

Interested in learning more about the different types of recruitment automation technology and how they can help scale your business click here.

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