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Hiring and Recruitment Archive

What is Skills Profiling from IYS?

Skills Profiling from It’s Your Skills (IYS) is a structured manner for qualitative and quantitative mapping of skills. Skills Profile, thus created, brings out one’s skills or a skills of a job in a comprehensive and precise manner. Skills Profiling has been conceived so that skills of all of us and of all jobs can...

Smart HR for the Smart World

It is a smart world. Look around and we see smart phones (maybe you are reading this on one), smart cars, smart grids and even smart cities. There is something substantive to this smartness – it is not just another marketing adjective. What lends them their  “smartness” ?  To be precise Three characteristics –Exponential improvement...

Resumes Are Messing Up Hiring

The world has changed ever since we moved over from brick and mortar business to doing businesses on the web.  In just a few years, the Internet, has  undone vast industries globally even as it has helped create completely new ones. It has triggered a wave of new disruptive technologies and apps, that A massive...

The 3G of Recruitment

We are in the 3rd generation of the recruitment– after the phone and Internet generation it’s now time for the smartphone era. However, it’s not just about the means of communication that is different, but a lot more than that. Let’s examine the difference and see what this means for all of us. Era 1:...

Resourcing and Talent Planning

Resourcing and Talent Planning is a critical function that involves coordination from        recruitment team and business in various aspects like analysis on forecast of required  resources, networking and selection of proper hiring channel, delivery of resources on  schedule, Maintain Talent pool for future recruitment. Thus this function ensures that  Organizations are able to identify and attract key Talent from the market with the  capability to create competitive advantage and helping organization to achieve short team  and long term goal. So what are those key strategies an Organization should adopt on  Resourcing and Talent Planning?  Let us discuss in length, Plan your employee recruiting strategy:   The Strategy needs to begin with the requirement of the job role. The recruiter needs to be very clear  about, what is the requirement and what is the job description, basis which he needs to start of with                    his recruitment plan and activity. Succession Planning: is a process for identifying and developing internal people with the potential to fill  key business leadership positions in the company.  Succession planning increases the availability of  experienced and capable employees  that are prepared to assume these roles as they become available.  Through      succession planning process, you recruit superior employees, develop their knowledge, skills and                         abilities and prepare them for advancement or promotion into even more challenging roles. Recruiting the Right Employees while hiring:  If relationship can be established with potential                                                     candidate long before recruitment, Then a good number of potential employees can be hired at the                                time of hiring. A good pool of  candidates can be contacted looking at the job requirement. Prescreening the Candidate: Prescreening the candidate saves the interviewing time of the                                                     selection committee.  A candidate cannot be judged just by looking at his papers.  Prescreening                         interview will actually help to know the candidate better and understand if what is on the paper is true or not. In addition to it in pre-screening interview,  the salary expectation of a                                                      candidate can be gauged. Checking of back ground verifications and references at the time of Hiring:  Back ground                                                              verification  check is one of the most important steps of hiring an employee. All the credentials,                                       experience and skills actually  presented by the candidate needs to be verified to know if those are                        actually possessed by the candidate...

How to improve the recruitment process?

In this third generation of recruitment and the smart talentscape, recruitment or hiring or talent acquisition is going to get lots more challenging. We need to make things simpler to be more effective. Before we look at the improvements lets look at how the recruitment process or the talent acquisition process actually works. Here is...

The 4 S of Recruitment

Recruitment involves specification (of the position to be filled), sourcing, screening and selection. Recruitment is an involved process, involving time and effort of many within the organization as well outside the organization. However, most often the process of recruitment is not well appreciated and thus leads to enormous wastage of resources and inefficiencies. Lets understand...

How to Hire Successfully: Focus on Mission, Values And Talent

An Organization always aims for a right hired candidate as they are the assets of the organizations. The success story of the organization depends on its right hired candidate, getting them the right position and giving them opportunity to grow. As it is said by Author and teacher Jim Collins “getting the right people on...