Today, life revolves around technology. This includes peoples’ personal lives as well as their professional lives. For recruiters, technology such as smartphones, text messaging, and social media can be tremendously advantageous for hiring. They make it easier to find and attract top talent while reducing hiring time. However, even though technology is a valuable asset to your applicant tracking system, it is important to remember that candidates are still human. Ultimately, they value a personal connection. Therefore, balancing technology and the human element is key to successful hiring.
Technology certainly has a place in the screening process, specifically in the form of texting. Nearly 80% of job seekers report landing a job through texting. Of the companies that use it for screening, 90% say it is imperative to their recruiting solutions.
However, the human…