Weekly Roundup: Top Headlines In HR Tech, Aug. 25, 2017

Posted by The ConveyIQ Team

Welcome to another ConveyIQ Weekly Roundup! While you were enjoying the dog days of summer, we were focusing on the top headlines in talent acquisition. This week, we're focusing on all things HR Tech. Enjoy!

Role of HR Technology in Recruitment

Keeping strong metrics and mining data can serve as an important tool for recruiters to make more informed decisions when evaluating talent. Different forms of HR tech can also serve as a way to provide a more standardized hiring process, reduce bias, and provide a better candidate experience. This article from HR Technologist outlines the different roles HR tech can play through each stage of the hiring journey, and how recruiters can use these tools to innovate and expand productivity.

Recruiting Can’t Be Strategic Until It Shifts to a Marketing Approach – Here Is How

With increased attention on employer brand and candidate experience, companies have to rethink the way they attract and recruit top talent. In this article, Dr. John Sullivan argues that recruiting organizations need to “think like marketers” and embrace a more data-driven, researched approach to hiring. By aligning initiatives, recruiters can target the right candidates, while also attracting top talent from the get-go.

Is HR Ready (and Willing) to Adapt to All the Tech Changes in Recruitment?

When change is on the horizon, there’s always some fear that comes with it. Don’t worry — new technology isn’t going to cost you your job — in fact, it could make it even better. As new technology continues to enter the industry, it may be time to evaluate if it’s time to adopt before you get left behind. This RecruitingDaily article outlines how to identify where HR tech can best aid your strategy.

AI Is the Buzz, But Your Old Tools Might Be Just Fine

As the old saying goes “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” In this TLNT article, David Creelman, CEO of Creelman Research, argues that even as new innovations are on the rise, it’s important to remember the fundamentals that keep your recruiting process strong in the first place.

“Almost any new idea or technique in management has hidden historical roots. Someone, somewhere has been doing something similar for years.”

Creelman offers a balance take on the HR Tech topic — if there’s a better tool in the box that can improve what already works, then use it. But don’t forget about building personal relationships and truly understanding your job reqs — two things that will keep your process strong.

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