As a recruiter, you spend countless hours searching for candidates, posting jobs, and sifting through professional candidate profiles.
Your work is fast-paced and non-stop. Using online and mobile applications made specifically for recruiters and HR managers is a smart idea to keep up the pace.
There are a ton of SaaS applications online to help streamline your business processes, manage teams, and find professionals. The faster and more organized you are, the higher the likelihood you will be able to find the best candidates quickly.
Let’s look at some apps that can help you be more productive.
This SaaS application is also available on iOS and Android. It allows small to medium-sided businesses track all human resource activities. Organize employee records, keep track of new applicants, review and approve time-off requests, monitor training and certificates, and use multiple reporting tools for managerial decision-making processes.
Glassdoor is another SaaS application that can help put your company in front of more job seeking professionals. Current and former employees can rate your company and job seekers use it as a tool to evaluate companies. It is sort of like Yelp for businesses. With a free employer account, you can display relevant company information, respond to reviews, and post job openings.
Talentbin by Monster helps recruiters engage with and target professional candidates through social network channels. It also lets hiring managers research the online footprint of prospective candidates to get a better overall picture of the person. Reach out to people online from one application instead of logging into multiple applications.
If you travel often, it is nice to know there’s an app to keep all your travel itinerary information in one place. Organize air, ground transportation, and hotels, all within the Tripit app. Share your itinerary with others and sync all information with your calendar. You can also edit your travel plans and get real-time updates on any changes like flight delays or cancellations.
Never lose business cards again. Camcard makes it easy for you to scan and save business cards that you collect through networking, conferences, or anywhere you happen to meet someone. Manage or exchange e-cards with another person quickly and easily.
Slack has been called the email killer. It enables professionals to communicate faster and more efficiently with members of their team. Have conversations with team members across the globe, share files and ideas instantly, and have private or open conversations within the application. You can even connect your favorite application tools like Dropbox, Twitter, Asana, Soundcloud, Google Drive, and more.
According to a Pew research, 86 percent of people aged 18-29, and 83 percent of people aged 30-49 use a smartphone.
This means that people with smartphones are likely looking for jobs using online mobile apps.
You need to be where the job candidates are. It is just a smart idea to get on board with the latest trends in mobile recruiter apps.
LinkedIn now has a mobile app for recruiters on the go and it is available for iOS and Android. Recruiters can search for candidates using search filters, add prospects to hiring folders, keep and manage candidates’ profiles, and forward information to hiring managers for further consideration. You can even reach out to candidates and schedule interviews.
This iOS mobile app is an extension of the Ladders job services for professionals and employers. Within the app, managers can search for candidates in their extensive database of professionals, view candidate’s portfolios, and contact candidates right from the application.
The SmartRecruiter’s app is an all-in-one, hiring-on-the-go application for mobile or desktop. It supports interfacing for all hiring roles from executives, hiring managers, and candidates, and it allows everyone to work together within one app. Search professional profiles and engage with new candidates. You can also rate and review candidates and engage with them via SMS, phone, or social channels to set up interviews or ask questions.
Talent Xray is an iOS and Android application that allows you to search social channels for job seekers. Connect to applications like Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn, and more. This application enables you to do simple searches to find professionals based off of the keywords you searched – all within a single app.
This iOS mobile app enables you to interface with your CareerBuilder employer account. You can review candidate profiles and engage with them right from your phone. The computer version of CareerBuilder offers recruitment software that allows you to do everything from advertising to candidate placement, from anywhere in the world. They also have a large pool of professional candidates.
HireVue is a different kind of recruiting platform. It uses video and big data analytics to attract the candidates that are right for your company and allows you to build teams faster. Create videos to explain what your company is about or send out virtual interviews and questionnaires that help cut the recruiting time in half.
Mobile, desktop and SaaS online apps help you get through recruiting tasks faster and more efficiently. They also allow you to get more done in less time.
Over to you – how do you use mobile and online hiring apps to streamline your recruiting processes?