This report offers an overall analysis and evaluation of the current recruitment scenario. It shows the current economic climate, and how it affects E-recruitments a whole. It compares traditional methods of recruitment with that of the fast growing domain of E-recruitment. The website review studies the various companies featuring an online recruitment page, and presents data on which company's recruitment program is the weakest in comparison to others. The future of e-recruitment is also examined along with its future growth potential.
It is not the strongest of the species nor the wisest which survive, but those who adapt the most. Charles Darwin.
Each and everything in this world changes as time passes according to the trends and technology to cope with and move ahead to strive for success. As technology keeps on improving, so does the methods and ways. Human resource has now become a core asset of any company along with its major activities, and is no longer a business requirement. As said by Mr. Narayan Murthy, My company's assets walk out of the door every evening, which accurately captures the dynamics of today's world and economy, puts great importance on human capital making it the backbone of any organization. And this is where the ever increasing domain of e-recruitment starts, making it not just a latest trend or rage but a very effective and powerful tool, which is easily available at everybody's disposal.
Recruitment methods have evolved from the most expensive and time consuming methods into a more efficient, cost effective and time saving virtual recruiting environment i.e., e-recruitment. It is the use of the internet which is currently revolutionizing the entire world, assists the business world by making recruitment processes relatively easier for the employers in terms of selecting prospective employees based on their CVs and the employees by giving them an opportunity to apply for jobs suitable to them.
[...] On the other hand, e-recruitment is not entirely free of drawbacks. This process requires both companies and applicants to be computer savvy, as it necessitates screening websites for job applications and its various other details. Low internet penetration in many countries is another drawback of e-recruitment, because a lack of awareness of internet, removes countries like India, off the online recruitment map completely. E-recruitment is also liable to any and every legal consequence that is placed on advertising on any other source of media. [...]
[...] Lat but not the least remember “Recruitment is not hiring the best among those knocking at your door; rather it's a quest to enroll the right candidate in your human capital, transcending all barriers with the help of latest technology.” Source: http://www.selfgrowth.com/articles/Software1.html Article Lewisham - social care recruitment microsite initiative Summary By integrating e-recruitment into their HR strategies, Lewisham LBC have revolutionised their on-line recruitment system for social workers by adding functionality which allows candidates to manage their applications and register their CV as part of a wider talent pool initiative. [...]
[...] Appendix Peer Reviewed Journal Articles: Article Human resource is no longer considered a business requirement; rather it has distinguished itself as one of the core assets of any organization. The statement by Mr. Narayan Murthy, Company's assets walk out of the door every evening,” truly captures the dynamics of new economy. With such a great emphasis on human capital, it is critical for every organization to resort to means that offer quality recruitment solutions at competitive costs. This is where the realm of e-Recruitment starts. [...]
[...] Jordan's website also states, that, "If you value the chance to work for an ethical, energetic, award-winning business with bags of heritage, and then why not contact us? We'd be delighted to tell you more about what we do." This attracts the candidate to inquire more about the company and its vacancies. So far, Naukri.com seems to be the best website, among the one's chosen. Being a Job website, it provides various vacancy related categories, making it extremely easy to use for even a beginner, along with providing company information also. [...]
[...] The group met on a monthly basis and provided progress reports to the People and Development strategy board to achieve buy in and resource support for intended recruitment initiatives Response handling/advertising One of the first tasks of the group was to look at advertising spend and how recruitment was handled within social services. There was a general consensus that current practice was too disparate and uncoordinated. The situation was such that a social services manager with a vacancy would hold a budget for advertising and place an advert independently, with no consultation with others. [...]
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