Consultants in recruitment agencies and in-house recruiters of businesses should know the developing trends in the market to stay one step ahead of competitors. Here are Six 2024 Recruitment Trends You Should Know:
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning
AI technology has been rapidly developing and is applied in tools such as ChatGPT. Benefits of recruiters using AI include automated tasks and faster analysis of large data sets.
In practice, AI-powered tools can be used for skill assessments, interview scheduling, and even candidate engagement to increase the efficiency of recruitment process.
Remote work continues to evolve
More people, not just freelancers, are building an interest for remote working. As a result, companies are adopting hybrid models and adjust when needed to offer flexibility to their employees.
Your company should consider remote workers or at least have a hybrid work arrangement to attract and engage more talents.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)
DEI is a key requirement for organisations aspiring to build a holistic workplace. By assembling a diverse team, companies gather different perspectives and spark new ideas. The diversity also helps to create a more inclusive workplace.
Upskilling and reskilling
The rapid pace of technological development requires companies to have an upskilling and reskilling plan. Employees are also looking for employers that offer learning and growth opportunities.
Consider introducing a continuous learning policy as part of your employee value proposition to attract quality talents.
A strong employer brand is becoming increasingly critical in attracting top talent. Companies should build their social media presence by showcasing corporate culture, values, and what makes them unique as an employer.
Emphasis on soft skills
Recruiters are focusing more on soft skills when searching for talents. These skills are value-add qualities as they are harder to teach.
Emotional intelligence, critical thinking, adaptability, and communication are among the softs skills that serve as a good indicator of a candidate’s ability collaborate and lead in a team.
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