HR Technology Tools to Enhance Recruitment

November 03, 2014 by dev

Resume parsing software

Recruiters need a change from traditional methods of recruiting. They search for an aid of convenience and precision. We know you’re one of them and maybe that’s the reason why you are here. Well, if you notice, the world we live in nowadays is full of infinite possibilities. This is a whole new era, the dawn of change. Living in a world of much more advancement towards technology and easing ourselves with having everything is just a few clicks away.

Developers have been able to create software from scratch, of course, all for your expediency making manual data entry a thing of the past. So if you’re one of those establishments who frequently asks about “What are the best software for recruiting?”, “Should I get these software to help me with recruitment?” or “Is having these software installed even worth it?”, I will let you decide it yourself after you read what we write.

Recruiting people is a tiring job and a serious business. This job is under a load of pressure especially when recruitment alone deals with people. You have a task to find a perfect fit for the job. You must attract, select then hire an employee who meets the standard/classifications for a specified job. In relation to what I’ve mentioned earlier, our way of hiring people these days evolved the way our technology goes. Interviews are now conducted online, and this is where software plays a huge role. Let us introduce the three best software specifically for your job assistance.

Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is one of the much-anticipated recruitment software available in the market. ATS is perfectly developed for the purpose of assisting enterprises recruit staff efficiently. In some case scenarios, applications are being filtered automatically focusing on keywords and varieties of details written in a resume i.e skills, previous schools attended, former employers/companies, years of work experience. ATS has a whole lot of functions; it can post job openings on many business websites, screen applicant resumes and send email to a potential candidate for a scheduled interview. It can also rank resume automatically, can sieve into multi-language resumes and similarly tracks an applicant. 

Video Interviewing Tool (VIT) is a software intended to help conduct an interview professionally online. This application closes the distance gap between applicant and employer. If you add VIT to your recruitment process, it can improve your processes. You’ll be able to see candidates answer your questions. You’ll be able to save time especially if there were a lot of applicants, you can discuss their insights and visions before including them to the final set of people to be interviewed face to face. It has a user-friendly interface which makes video interviews convenient to both parties. It also has on-screen guide to help interviewee and interviewer all throughout the whole process.

Resume Parser is a software application that converts information on resumes gathered from applicants online into organized columns for storage, reference and reports. And can be manipulated by a computer. It is helpful for recruitment agencies to have this technology in their system in order to lessen information disrupt and also to automate the analysis of data on resumes. This reduces manual work and totally saves time. Parsers capture data automatically and extract information in seconds. There were 3 types of parser: keyword based, grammar based and statistical. Keyword based parsers identify phrases and simple text patterns on resume and gather postal codes and date ranges. Grammar based parsers have grammatical rules and go through resumes and distinguish word meanings on a sentence. Statistical parsers are better than keyword based parser but not as accurate as grammar based parsers.

Choose any of these and streamline your recruitment process. 

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