How to Smoothly Implement an ATS

You may have found the perfect recruitment software for your business. It is feature-rich to eliminate every hiring hurdle and is undoubtedly a bang for your buck! But the bells and whistles can turn out to be a major hindrance to the adoption and implementation?

Whether you gain complete ROI from the software or the process turns to a major debacle, is completely dependent on how the software is implemented!

Now you’d wonder that if the software has been carefully scrutinized and evaluated these “surprises” will not really occur.

Take a look at some of the following problematic scenarios that organizations have dealt with, time and again, in spite of following rigorous evaluation processes:

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How to Better Manage Your Candidate Database in a Few Simple Ways

Finding the right candidate could feel like finding a needle in a haystack. Having a rich talent database will render futile if it does not get you quality candidates in lesser time.

Root Cause: Your quality talent are safely stored away in files, folders, excel sheets, and online drives. But you don’t have a powerful search mechanism.

So how would you maintain such a database that fetches quality applicants in seconds? Not sure how to start? Here are the top 3 ways that you can and must try:
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How to Select the Right Recruiting Software

Adopting a recruitment technology was considered as an “add-on” in the past decade. Organizations have escaped the need for change. Now, an online recruiting software is a “must-have” in every HR department across organizations!

A company willing to adopt a new recruitment software must face the truth that a major part of the ROI is driven by how promptly their employees will adopt and embrace it. It is a wise choice to automate recruitment, but investing in a new technology alone will not drive productivity. It is the happy stakeholders who use a well-implemented technology that in turn will drive enhanced productivity.
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Jindal Stainless, India’s Market Leader in Stainless Industry, Chooses Talentpool

Yet another biggie from the Mining and Metals vertical, signs up with Talentpool to automate recruitment

Pune, March 27, 2017:  Jindal Stainless, one of India’s largest stainless steel groups, chooses Talentpool to streamline their hiring process. Founded by Shri O.P Jindal and now led by Ratan Jindal, the Jindal Stainless Group  is one of the largest manufacturers of stainless steel in India with a capacity of 1 million tons per annum, thus ranking 8th on the globe.

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Top 3 Reasons Why You Need an Applicant Tracking System

Successful leaders in the recruitment industry advise us to use a wide range of tactics to fish in the best talent in the market. But do we really have the time? Most of us end up using only some of the following effectively:

  • Getting candidates from job portals – quality, yes it’s not the best always!
  • You have your social media engines on – ON, but are they working? We don’t know
  • Get applicants through those agencies – These seem better, but cost quite a bit
  • Employee referrals, and other possible sources! – Good but is elusive!

Well, what stops us from using all these channels to their maximum potential?

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Top 5 Techniques to Pace Up Your Speed of Hire

High quality candidates are never stable. They are in and out of the market quickly. This is the very reason why, if you increase your speed of hire will you be able to call dibs on the quality candidates, thus improving the quality of hire. These days employers are extremely picky when it comes to hiring. Of course, all the time goes in the screening and evaluation of the candidates which is crucial. Wouldn’t this slow down your hiring process. A slow hiring process benefits no one. It is an undue burden on the existing team members and a colossal waste of time and a major distraction for the potential candidate.

How do we avoid this? We definitely want to get quality candidates in a short period of time.

How do we achieve speedy hire? Well, all you need to do is develop the right process and the right timeline. Let’s see how:

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Multiplier Mudra partners with Talentpool

Talentpool to manage Multiplier Mudra’s recruitment process to ensure faster and quality hiring

Pune, February 9, 2017: To bolster its existing resource strength and to manage the bulk hires in a shorter period of time, Multiplier Mudra, the shopper Insight led Trade and retail solutions agency under DDB Mudra Group in India has partnered with Talentpool. Multiplier Mudra intends to hire over 10,000 promoters for big brands like Amazon, Huawei, Voltas, Luxor, Mobikwik, for which they would be using Talentpool’s expertise.

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An Interactive Session at the Talentpool-SHRM India Mumbai Forum

Defining Design Thinking

Design Thinking is a blend of both design and thinking.  Any system, process or product that is created by applying the principles of design thinking will be practical, easy to use, and visually appealing. This is why Design Thinking is becoming an integral part of all functions of an organization, especially where system and process design is concerned.

Today, HR is actively deploying the principles of design thinking while creating process and systems that their employees use in an effort to create positive employee experiences starting from hiring – the first point of contact that the organization has with an employee.

Read more for some interesting insights and exclusive moments of the forum.

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Recruiting Trends That Will Rule the Roost in 2017

80% employers are of the opinion that hiring would go from steady to strong over the first few months of 2017. Availability of talent and post-offer uncertainties are some of the critical challenges that recruitment teams will foresee as some of the biggest roadblocks.

Amidst the predictions and trends, we have taken up a few that are impactful and that are being watched out by most talent acquisition leaders.

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