How technology is helping to find the hidden needles in the haystack of campus recruitment drives
With the 2022 campus placement season witnessing offers rolled out faster than the speed of light, here’s how technology is helping to find the hidden needles in the haystack of campus recruitment drives
According to experts, virtual hiring has always been present across industries, even before the pandemic, at least in the early stages. Conducting remote evaluations before arriving at campuses, and phone screening and video-conferencing before face-to-face interviews were strategies already adopted by recruiters in the pre-lockdown period. Managers felt more confident about hiring after meeting the candidates in person. Since then, the perspective has significantly shifted. Over the past two years, the recruitment landscape has transitioned from fragmented digital approaches to an entirely virtual one.
Businesses today look for solutions in the digital space to address their ever-increasing talent requirements as they need talent pools to be bigger than ever before. This brings into the ambit of recruitment a pertinent question: Can technology aid in identifying quality talent from these vast talent pools? With the dawn of the digital era came the mass adoption of recruitment technology to address exactly this concern and, why not? The magnitude and operational complexity of recruiting from colleges in the Indian environment called for specific technologies to optimise the full recruitment cycle. Digitisation has many benefits that once recognised, offer endless opportunities. Here are some of the ways technology is assisting businesses in finding the needle in the haystack with respect to campus recruitment:
The article has been written S Pasupathi, Chief Operating Officer, HirePro