These days it seems like we went to sleep in one world and we woke up in a completely different world! Since the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, digital transformation is making an appearance in numerous business strategies. While factors like technology, changing human behavior and changes in business models usually drive digital transformation, a catastrophic pandemic has rapidly accelerated this.
Today, a growing number of global IT Services Companies use English as their primary language, even in countries where English is not their first language. English as a means of official communication is looked upon as a business enabler, where ideas are exchanged, viewpoints are shared, and the end goal is achieved. And herein, lies the challenge - English understanding with reference to business context, considering changing dialects from region to region.
90% of CEOs believe that digital transformation (DX) will impact their industry, but less than 15% are executing on a digital strategy right now. While such slowness and reluctance to adopt would not have had such a huge impact before COVID-19, digital transformation is now no longer a choice, but rather a crucial driver of revenue, efficiency and growth.
“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change” — Charles Darwin (1809-1882)
Recruiting top talent is an uphill task in today’s job market. As a recruiter, you need to always be on the top of your assessment game. Many recruiters complain about losing star candidates to competition just because they were a tad late to revert.
Technology is truly changing the way we hire and video interviews are one of the most important hiring features that HR professionals are now adapting to. To help our customers expedite their hiring process, imocha has completely rethought and redesigned our video interview feature. Introducing Intervue, the new way of video interviewing.
‘Work from home’ is a much used term these days. Organizations usually have a defined set of processes in place for remote employees and for the one-off instances where a team or department resorts to ‘work-from-home’. In fact, this is an option that offers your employees an added flexibility and if research is to be believed, it has also shown higher levels of productivity. Automattic, best known for giving the world WordPress.com, is working on a completely distributed model with employees all over the globe. So yes, there can be success with remote working models.
‘Change is the only constant in life’ – Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher.
We are rapidly moving into an era of using technology in Hiring. More and more companies are adopting pre-employment testing solutions to evaluate candidates efficiently. However, there are still some answer types like descriptive, video responses, creatives like designing, creating power point presentation, and so on that require manual evaluation.
Technology has significantly improved the recruitment process. Recruiters no longer have to rely on resumes to assess whether a candidate is suitable for an interview or not. Conducting pre-employment assessments has ensured that only relevant candidates are shortlisted for interviews.
And 2021 is here. Nowadays human resource teams are putting constant efforts to gain success in a highly competitive and candidate-driven job market. Every recruiter or hiring manager is trying out new ways to streamline their hiring process. Improved quality of hire, reduced hiring time, and cost-per-hire is a need of every organization but they are unable to set a standard process or a correct way to bring it into action. And how does it impact the organization?