Using technology for a quick and fast recruitment exercise in 2020

Feb 07, 2020
Paul Johnson

As 2019 comes to an end and your health organization prepares for the coming year, you need to embrace technology in your recruitment strategy fully. Tech is the new future of work, and your health organization shouldn’t be left behind in this.

More importantly, as a health organization with a functional HR departmental who handles recruitment and other related functions, you should incorporate technology for more cost-effectiveness and reduced expenses.

Recruitment technology is not as complicated as it seems. Some of these technologies are affordable, easy-to-use, and user-friendly with a better chance of recruiting the best set of individuals who are capable of communicating the best value on the job.

In 2020, your organization should dutifully make technology work for you. You don’t necessarily need to spend a fortune nor utilize sophisticated technologies to achieve this.

Basic Tech Solutions for Recruitment and Selection

Adopting tech solutions in your recruitment and selection process will free your HR officers from repetitive and monotonous tasks. These tools will foster great achievements in a short time- no struggle and no stress. Here are some of the solutions:

  1. Applicant Tracking Systems

The Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) is an affordable and straightforward recruitment technology that helps you organize, sort, and manage job applicants. The ATS handles lots of functions, which include posting of job openings, sorting & viewing resumes, and monitoring the stages of each candidate in the recruitment process.

For instance, ATS, automatically imports resumes / CV to the software, and it enables you to sort candidates with ease. With this particular function, your organization has saved more time, which you can invest in other highly productive activities.

  1. Social Media

Over the years, social media has become an essential tool in the recruitment process. Many of those popular platforms have gone from being mere tools for keeping up with the Joneses to an effective solution in hiring. Your organization needs to have social media accounts on relevant platforms such as LinkedIn and Twitter to get the best out of this great tool.

With social media, you can easily connect with your next employees. More importantly, your social media accounts should be used for advertising openings, introduce new members of your team, and maintain regular engagements with candidates. Since social media is mobile-friendly, recruitment can always continue on the go without stalls.

  1. Digital Templates

This is another recruitment technology that affords you the chance to hire the best talents without going through rigorous efforts. Digital templates make your hiring efforts have a uniform look. After creating documents, Digital Templates allow you to zip all the documents.

For instance, digital templates will prevent you from manually typing and sending all letters to your applicants. You get to gain much time and reduce money invested in communicating with applicants.

Technology is the next big thing you need to incorporate in your recruitment process if you desire to scale your health organization come 2020. Use these hiring tools to find the best nurses, midwives, and care assistants; you need to grow your organization.