What has HR recruitment management software got to do with employee headhunting? What advantages and disadvantages can arise from the use of headhunting software? Well, you will find the answers you seek below.
Recruitment takes a lot of time and cost a lot while the process is being carried out. Not only just the process but the strategy making behind it also has to be taken care of. No one knows how much the process will cost, but the fact that it is the most time taking and resource-utilizing concept. So as a smart entrepreneur and manager, you know deep down in you that the cost and the time have to be saved.
While many companies still work with manual recruitment processes, and some work with the help of headhunters, the many wise companies left use the recruitment software technology.
What is the HR recruitment management software?
Recruitment management software is a kind of an application made for a company tailored to the needs of recruiting different candidates for different jobs. The criteria for the vacancy advertised is defined in the software databases along with the standards of the job for which the process is turned on. Not only that, the recruitment software also helps in short listing the CV database it build up automatically when the CV’s start arriving in emails or on the website of the company.
Advantages of Using a HR Recruitment Management Software
The best thing about this software is that it saves the cost of manual screening process and the CV database can also be used again and again for different jobs of the same credentials and caliber later in future if the need arises.
Disadvantages of using HR recruitment management software
The worst thing however about this is that, the software is digital; and it does not have the brains to tell red from white apart. Some candidates may have designed their CV’s in such a format that may not be acceptable by the software because it has already been fed with requirements in a different format. The software may then make blunders and sometimes leave such CV’s behind that may be more competent than others it selects.
To avoid this, the best way is to use the facility of the software with the different recruiting agencies and the headhunters. That is how many companies save cost nowadays. They do not even have to get software made for this purpose. All they need to do is call in good and quality service providing headhunters and such service providers just charge up a fee for the recruitment services. No one has to take the tension of short listing at all which is a huge time taking activity even through software.
A word of caution when choosing Headhunting Firms
Online, many tips and tricks are available to get access to the job headhunters but always make sure that the headhunters are reliable. Many headhunting and recruitment agencies promise to provide best quality services for your company, but actually they have no intentions to do so. While looking for head hunting agencies, make sure that the company is very well known and the other companies have taken out their facility of services. This way, you will be able to hire a good and reliable company whatsoever. Find out the cost of services as well from many headhunters and by comparing, you can find out which one will be affordable in budget for your company.
About the Author: This guest post is written by Muhammad Azam. He is a professional having experience in human resource management, technology and IT industry. He has written several posts on recruitment agency software, HRM, recruitment and selection tips, etc. He also writes for http://recruitid.com.