In order to make sure a business attracts quality as well as quantity; recruiters need to use the data they gather more efficiently. Automated processes enable employees to filter the best candidates quickly to the top, so they can report on ‘real people’ not just numbers.
What is Automation in recruitment?
Far from being dehumanised, a basic definition of automation in recruitment can be summarised as processes that facilitate:
What are the benefits of automation?
Used well, automation turns best practice into common practice by providing structure, consistency and fairness to recruitment activities and systems. Benefits on offer to recruiters include:
In cases where volume recruitment is occurring, an e-recruitment system that incorporates automation can help recruiters find the right candidates for the right roles, quickly. It removes human error and bias, whilst encouraging human interaction when appropriate and necessary. Organisations that have not incorporated automation into their recruitment systems are in danger of being left behind and losing the best talent to competitors.