By automating and streamlining some of the most monotonous tasks, recruiters will be able to focus on the parts of the job requiring human touch more than ever.
While technology certainly goes some way to connect recruiters with candidates in light of skills shortages and gaps, they have to think more broadly if they are to successfully support client hiring needs.
“Recruiters are increasingly using tech to save time and pursue more targeted leads – for example, 75 per cent have used AI and ‘chatbots’ to drive efficiencies."
A glimmer of positivity can also be found within the salary data, with the average advertised salary now sitting at a four year high, having risen 3.9 per cent year-on-year.
Professionals are jumping at any opportunity to work on Brexit projects as it offers a once in a lifetime opportunity.
Staff turnover and the number of ‘Jumpy CVs’ is likely to continue with 41 per cent of candidates reporting being in their current role for less than 1 year and 48 per cent of candidates stating that they were likely to change roles in next…
92 per cent of UK talent professionals said that soft skills are as important or more important than hard skills when hiring talent, while 82 per cent claimed that soft skills are more important to their company’s success than before.
“What this report makes clear is that anyone connected to an organisation in any capacity wants to hear how their employer feels about D&I and what they’re doing about it."
“It’s no surprise that Scotland is seeing impressive levels of hiring activity, with recent figures showing the Scottish economy is growing faster than the rest of the UK."