Today the technology is raising its bar. So are its users all around the world. Gone are the days when you keep on waiting for things to happen, today you make it happen. It’s the tech savvy era, which commands and reminds us constantly to stay in touch with the latest know hows in the field of technology. Hence to justify the concept of smart work! Using a smart phone is evolving into every sector.
Potential researchers suggests that over 57 percent of job seeker want to search for jobs and engage with recruiters and hiring managers using a smartphone. Yet, the number remains low. The 2013-2014 HR systems survey by CedarCrestone suggests that only 16 percent of recruiters and 11 percent of hiring managers are using mobile apps for recruiting. This shows the gap between the aspiration and inspiration.
However, the good news is, that we all have smartphones, and very well equipped to use some of the really productive and helpful applications, which again is free of cost!
LinkedIn, as its name suggests, helps you to develop the link by giving you access to over 300 million professional resumes from all over the world. LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking service.It is also available on the mobile platforms, which increases its ease of access, which makes it a go to app for mobile recruiters.
Indeed.com is an employment-related search engine for the latest job openings in the concerned industry. It works as a single-topic search engine, and is currently available in over 50 countries and 28 languages. The site and app aggregates job listings from thousands of websites, including job boards, staffing firms, associations and company career pages.
This is an excellent aide memorie type app, which means that, when a recruiter meets a candidate(on site, off site or on the go) they can use the app and smartphone ofcorse! To- take a photo of the candidate, take notes, record the location and store the entire encounter in an easily retrievable format. A ready to-do format, along with easy recruitment service.
This is a great business card reader iphone app, which will streamline the busy recruiters networking and candidate interactions. It scans the candidate/recruiters business card and helps to directly connect with the same, on LinkedIn which again saves a lot of time in searching and browsing with the interesting profiles.
This one is a great facilitative app to interview the promising candidate. It enables you to send across the candidates set questions from your smartphones. Candidate can very easily, video record their responses and send them back to the recruiters from their smartphones, and can be viewed at the recruiter’s convenience. This app is only available on iPhone, but it has a higher value on ease of access on both the ends.
Guess what!? The complex process, just got smart and easy.