Let’s address the elephant in the room – hiring. When it comes to enhancing the workforce’s productivity and increasing the overall organizational output, your employees are the main pillars. So, irrespective of how seamless your workforce management is, your hires need to be as per your project requirement and business goals.
Hiring has always been the weak link in any organization – blame the lengthy manual process or endless calls and email chains. In addition, managing multiple job portals to attract talent is hectic, affecting the organization’s communication and transparency of its hiring managers.
A statistic by Apollo Technical revealed that 94% of all applicants want feedback post their interview, even if they are rejected. Now, this is seldom possible in the manual process. But, fret not; we are here to give you all the important tips that can help you reduce your hiring timeline while mentioning the need for a candidate management system, too, similar to the Mind Recruitment module of our MWP software.
But before that, let’s take you through the benefits of reducing the hiring process.
Hit Business Goals
Expediting your time-to-hire and improving the timeline for the recruitment process can also help your organization achieve business goals faster. The sooner you hire the perfect employee for your team, the sooner that person can get to work and help manage the projects effectively.
Save Your Business Investment
Improving the time-to-hire is always a lucrative deal for organizations. It does away with the long hiring timeline that incurs costs at every step. On the flip side, reducing the total time consumption and eliminating mundane steps would incur lower charges, saving you a high price.
Win the Competition
There is always competition in the employee market. Since it is most commonly perceived that the number of talented candidates is lower than the total open positions, enterprises of the sale level strive hard to acquire the limited resources. So, the quicker you get the right candidate on board, the easier it will be to win the competition in the employee market.
Supports Your Current Workforce
Each time there is an open position, there is extra pressure on the existing employees. The additional stress of the open positions affects the quality, affecting the overall output. So, the quicker you onboard a suitable replacement, the better it will be to maintain output quality without any dips. The stress-free working environment ensures that your employees are loyal and work for your organization for a more extended period.
Speed up Your Hiring Timeline with These Tips
Audit Your Process
A vital step toward improving your time-to-hire is identifying and analyzing your efforts in your hiring process. This analysis can bring to your notice the most frequent lags, like
- Waiting too long to reach out to potential candidates
- Having a process of taking and gathering feedback from applicants and new hires
- Monitoring the number of heads involved in your hiring process
- Integrating a candidate management system to reduce the manual efforts
Taking a step back and monitoring these will give you a good insight into what is lacking in your hiring process and how you can address the same.
Make Your Interviews a Standard Process
Re-check how you can streamline your interviews. Take a look at how:
- Set the number of interview rounds in advance and intimate the candidates about the same.
- Don’t overdo the interview rounds. Keep it fixed at the number needed.
- Instruct interviewers to ask similar basic questions to all candidates. This will make comparison easier.
Leverage Automation with Candidate Management System
Having the right candidate management system can streamline your hiring timeline significantly. In addition, you can save manhours by automating various tasks like:
- Posting job openings on various portals
- Updating applicants about their status in the hiring process
- Shooting reminders to hiring managers
- Filtering candidate resumes finding the most qualified applicants
- Sending out offer letters
Get a Recruitment Software
Modern-day recruitment software is comprehensive and offers features throughout the process. So, with an all-in-one recruitment tool, you eliminate the need for requisition software or even a candidate management system.
One such candidate management system is Mind Recruitment, a module from the Mind Workplace workforce management software module. It can help organizations automate the recruitment process across the various steps, starting from requisition management, applicant tracking, and candidate management to final onboarding.
Whether you want to refine your organizational output or expand your business operations, streamlining your recruitment process can bring the best results.
Omind Technologies is focused on helping organizations of all scales streamline workforce management with automation. The Mind Workplace software is developed with multiple modules to seamlessly integrate all of your operational processes, onboarding, human resource functions, payroll, or learning management.
To know more about the MWP software, feel free to contact us. Let’s discuss the features and benefits in detail over a period of free trial.