4. Use technology through the recruitment process to create efficiencies.
The fourth way to improve your recruitment function is through using technology to create efficiencies. A useful tool is using pre-recorded video technology to validate the list of candidates you have put on your shortlist.
Pre-recorded video technology
We have been using this technology for over 2 years now and we have seen hiring managers save up to 80% of time through the selection process.
Using this technology allows you to create specific questions aligned with your role. You then send these interview questions to candidates via an email link where they can pre-record their answers in their own time. This allows you to see applicants answer key questions while also viewing their personality, body language and communication style.
Viewing a short pre-recorded video interview is an efficient and effective way to provide you with a clear indication of whether you would like to interview the candidate. This technology assists to eliminate lengthy and unnecessary interviews.
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About the Authors
Dani Cuff and Jodi Walton are the Co-Directors of Harrison McMillan, an affordable yet effective outsourced recruitment solution. Together they possess almost 30 years of Recruitment and Human Resources experience where they have operated within local, national and overseas markets for various organisations including Government, multi-nationals, niche providers, SME’s and start-ups. They reached the point in their careers where they wanted to change the way things were done within the recruitment industry and this is why they started Harrison McMillan.
Harrison McMillan are a team of dedicated and highly experienced recruitment professionals who are here to help you with your recruitment support needs. We know you need to be free to get on with what you do best. That’s why we have created an affordable yet effective outsourced recruitment solution, where we behave as your internal recruitment team to identify and hire the right people for your business.
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