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Online recruitment

clock December 28, 2010 07:04 by author bluee

Job sites provide a 24*7 access to the database of the resumes to the employees facilitating the just-in-time hiring by the organisations. Also, the jobs can be posted on the site almost immediately and is also cheaper than advertising in the employment newspapers. Sometimes companies can get valuable references through the "passers-by" applicants. Online recruitment helps the organisations to automate the recruitment process, save their time and costs on recruitments. Online recruitment techniques * Giving a detailed job description and job specifications in the job postings to attract candidates with the right skill sets and qualifications at the first stage. * E-recruitment should be incorporated into the overall recruitment strategy of the organisation. * A well defined and structured applicant tracking system should be integrated and the system should have a back-end support. * Along with the back-office support a comprehensive website to receive and process job applications (through direct or online advertising) should be developed. Therefore, to conclude, it can be said that e-recruitment is the "Evolving face of recruitment." Advantage & Disadvantage Of E-Recruitment


clock December 28, 2010 07:03 by author bluee


There are more than 18 million resumes floating online across the world. The two kinds of e-recruitment that an organisation can use is Job portals i.e. posting the position with the job description and the job specification on the job portal and also searching for the suitable resumes posted on the site corresponding to the opening in the organisation. Creating a complete online recruitment/application section in the companies own website. - Companies have added an application system to its website, where the passive job seekers can submit their resumes into the database of the organisation for consideration in future, as and when the roles become available. Resume Scanners: Resume scanner is one major benefit provided by the job portals to the organisations. It enables the employees to screen and filter the resumes through pre-defined criterias and requirements (skills, qualifications, experience, payroll etc.) of the job.


clock December 28, 2010 07:00 by author bluee

eRecruitment / e-Recruitment

The buzzword and the latest trends in recruitment is the "E-Recruitment". Also known as "Online recruitment", it is the use of technology or the web based tools to assist the recruitment processes. The tool can be either a job website like ecandidate.net, the organisations corporate web site or its own intranet.

Many big and small organizations are using Internet as a source of recruitment. They advertise job vacancies through worldwide web. The job seekers send their applications or curriculum vitae (CV) through an e-mail using the Internet. Alternatively job seekers place their CV's in worldwide web, which can be drawn by prospective employees depending upon their requirements. The internet penetration in India is increasing and has tremendous potential. According to a study by Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs is among the top reasons why new users will come on to the internet, besides e-mail."

What is e-Recruitment?

e-recruitment is the process of personnel recruitment using electronic resources, in particular the internet. Companies and recruitment agents have moved much of their recruitment process online so as to improve the speed by which job candidates can be matched with live vacancies. Using database technologies, and online job advertising boards and search engines, employers can now fill posts in a fraction of the time previously possible. Using an online e-Recruitment system will save the employeer time as usually they can rate the eCandidate and several persons in HR can independently review eCandidates. Source: WikiPedia

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