Smartphones tablets and other mobile recruiting tools are considered as one of

Smartphones tablets and other mobile recruiting tools

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the HR and the applicants can connect with each other during the recruitment. Smartphones, tablets, and other mobile recruiting tools are considered as one of the most effective key channels nowadays. As a matter of fact, based on a research study conducted by the Comscore, there are 2.8 million job seekers who accessed job listings through their mobile devices within a month in the country of the United Kingdom, (Scott, 2014). Collaborative Tools allows the recruiters and
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the job seekers to share and exchange files and documents through online. On the other hand, the Location Technology helps the HR Specialists to identify the real-world geographic position of a candidate through the use of their smartphones and computer devices. Lastly, compared to the usual face-to-face interview, Video Interviewing allows the HR Specialist and the candidate to make recruitment possible despite the geographical and time zone consequences, (Scott, 2014). Indeed, through the use of the social media applications and with the advanced e-recruiting technologies, organizations can attract and acquire top candidates in their organization. Timetable Sourcing Methods Analysis Source Speed Cost Types of Applicants E-Recruiting Fast Moderate Active Walk-ins Fast Moderate All Media Advertisement Fast High Active Employment Exchange Slow Low Passive Direct Recruitment Moderat e Moderate Active Campus Replacement Moderat e High Active Labor Contractors Fast High All Managemen t Consultants Slow Moderate Passive Recruiting Sources Analysis Sources Average Speed per Month New Hire Quality Social Media Ads/Tools 8 Very High Walk-Ins 5 Moderate Direct Recruitment 3 Low College Hiring 6 High
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The analysis above illustrates how e-recruitment and social media ads/tools are an effective way of looking and acquiring new talents in a company. Sourcing candidates using the recruiting database can quickly track the right candidates that will fit with the job and with the company’s culture, (Deutsch, 2016). On the other side, sourcing candidates through social media
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