Is it time for Recruitment role to get a makeover?

Each and every organization is talking about the future of the workforce. In the context of disruption of HR process, a lot has been speculated and debated. Whether there will be any need of recruitment role in the organization or if it does exist?

What value will it bring?

Bottom line?

Yes, recruitment role makeover is necessary.

But, the question still remains the same.

How does in-house recruitment process still stay relevant?

While technology seems to have solved a lot of administrative inefficiencies in the recruitment process. Right from calculating predictive analytics of an offered candidate to managing the volume hiring in one single tap. But, it has also left the recruitment HR role at the crossroads.

Chief Human Resource Officers and other business leaders always rate hiring top talent as the key priority for the organization. This is definitely the right way to keep driving the need of delivering greater business impact to consumers.

But, what about the recruitment force who are primarily hired to sow the best seeds for business innovation?

How can recruitment process be re-skilled and trained to win a war in the era of major digital disruption?

Today’s recruitment process team must be agile, business integrated, data-driven, and deeply skilled in attracting, retaining, and branding talent.

It’s time to move beyond talking to action to bridge the yawning gap.

If you’re looking for some powerful strategies that will help you transmogrify your role as a recruitment HR, then you’ll love this embedded infographic.  

It’s an elaborate presentation to help you reinvent the role of every recruitment professionals for driving best of business growth.

Reinventing Recruitment Process
Reinventing Recruitment Process

Here’s our take on the future of recruitment role based on the insights obtained from the above:

3 Powerful ways of Reinventing Recruiting Role: An Extreme Makeover

Future of Recruitment Role

Imagine an organization where CEOs look to recruitment HR leaders for advice as they develop business strategies to drive growth. Recruitment HR is considered the salesforce for attracting top talent, where they get access to world-class talent. Therefore, business leaders respect and admire every recruitment professionals for being the dilettante architect of the new agile workforce in this digital era.

This can all happen, but only with an extreme makeover of recruitment role in Human Resource.

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4 Global Trends Re-defining Recruitment Landscape 2018: A LinkedIn Report

Talent not only define your people but further develops and drive employer brand, culture, talent acquisition and management and beyond that, strategic business objectives.

So, in order to expand the talent acquisition strategy, leading organizations are empowering their hiring candidates and workforce.

Like every year, Linkedin released its 2018 Global Recruiting Trends Reports, revealing four big hiring trends which will make hiring more strategic. This will allow hiring managers and talent professionals to focus on discovering the most potential talent for their organizations.

The LinkedIn annual report was surveyed over 8,800 recruiters and hiring managers from 39 countries to better understand the trends and help recruitment teams prepare for 2018.

So, finally, the trends they zeroed in are: diversity, new interview technology tools, data and artificial intelligence.

Here are how these trends rank in order of importance, according to the survey:


Top trends shaping the future of Recruiting: LinkedIn Report 2018
Top trends shaping the future of Recruiting: LinkedIn Report 2018


1) Diversity in hiring:

Diversity came in as the top trend, with 78% of talent professionals, globally, finding that diversity impacts how they hire. The top reasons why companies focus on diversity are

  • 78% to improve culture
  • 62% to improve company performance and
  • 49% to better represent customers.

According to most of the hiring professionals, one of the biggest challenges is retaining those diverse hiring, once they are hired.

Biggest barriers to Improving Diversity: LinkedIn Report 2018
Biggest barriers to Improving Diversity: LinkedIn Report 2018

2) Re-inventing interview technologies:

Many companies have re-invented their interviewing technology, since the traditional way of interviewing has been proven as an ineffective way to read the candidate’s mind. 56% of hiring managers and talent professionals says that new interview tools are the top trend impacting their hiring process.

According to the survey, the main problem of traditional interviews are:  

  • 63% – the limited ability to identify candidates’ soft skills and
  • 57% –  the critical issues they can demonstrate within the workplace.

    Useful Interviewing Innovations: LinkedIn Report 2018
    Useful Interviewing Innovations: LinkedIn Report 2018

3) Data in talent acquisition:

Data analysis will be the core of most of the organization’s process and systems. Different analytical tools will assist organizations to make data-driven decisions and improve the talent acquisition.

69% of talent professionals think that data could elevate their positions. The top ways companies noted they are using data are:

Top Uses Of Data In Talent Acquisition: LinkedIn Report 2018
Top Uses Of Data In Talent Acquisition: LinkedIn Report 2018

4) Rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI):

AI has already taken a strong foothold in the recruiting industry. It has become a definite requisite which has strived the hiring process for a complete digital change.

According to 35% of talent professionals and hiring managers, AI tops as the most impactful trend in 2018.

It is certainly the game changer, helping the recruiters to automate the sourcing, screening and nurturing candidates.

Where AI is helpful : LinkedIn Report 2018
Where AI is helpful: LinkedIn Report 2018


Are you ready to implement these recruiting trends in your talent hunting process or will you be left behind?

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