Recruitment Process: Successful Hiring in 2021

Employer Apr 30, 2021

You must be puzzled with the title.

"What’s the difference of doing recruitment in 2021 compared to the previous years?"

Let’s see, the global pandemic has impacted the way we live. Surely it not only changed our daily life (hey, wear your mask when you're outside and avoid crowded places okay?) but also it has changed our professional life. Companies are adapting to the new norms as the government has been encouraging work from home to minimize physical contact.  Technology has also been utilized in conducting operations to ensure smooth operation.

The hiring and recruiting process are also included.

Pretty sure the hiring team has been thinking of the best way to make sure they can bring top talent into their company. Not to worry, here we will share some tips on how to ensure your recruitment process runs smoothly during these tough times.

#1 Determine New Hiring Goals

Let’s say that previously, you are running a retail shop. Due to the pandemic, you have started to shift your business culture to online retail instead to adapt to the situation. The skills that you’re looking for in hiring people to join your team will differ, obviously. Maybe before this, you’ll look for someone who has great verbal communication skills but now you prioritize people that are tech-savvy and know how to use social media to promote your products. You may need a web developer as well as you’re going online. By this example, it shows that it is important to revise back the organization's hiring goals to ensure it fits the latest situation.

#2 Choose the Right Hiring Tools

Choosing the right hiring tools is the crucial step in ensuring your recruitment process becomes smooth. We need to balance the company’s budget, onboarding period and quality of candidates into consideration. Other than using a job posting platform, using headhunting services is also another option for employers. Confused about which one to use? You can proceed to read our article about headhunting and job posting platforms here to get a better insight.

#3 Leveraging Technology in the Hiring Process

Leveraging technology in the hiring process is a brilliant step to take to adapt to the pandemic. It can save your time and make the hiring process easier. Here in Seekers, we use smart technology to cut down your hassle. We can connect you with our freelance recruiters (23,000 recruiters in total and growing!) to find suitable candidates for your role. All you need to do is just a simple click to Boost your role. Once the applications come in, our system will automatically do the first screening for you by putting the most suitable candidates on top of the list. That’s not all, you can also check the average salary range in the market for the role that you wanted to create through our system. It will surely lessen your burden to do deep research.

You can expect new HR features in the future as well as we would love to make things easier for you (that’s our expertise!) so feel free to share your thoughts with us on what kind of feature that you will find helpful. You can share them in the comment section below or email us at [email protected]. We are always eager to hear from you.

Recruitment process does not necessarily need to be difficult. Here in Seekers, we offer you to embrace HR Tech where you reach out to passive candidates as well to achieve successful hiring. Bringing top talents into your company will be an easy task with us.

Some of the top features for Seekers SRS:

  • Free job posting (Permanent access)
  • Candidate Database Access (Scout candidates on your 1st month for free)
  • Freelance Recruiter Boost (23,000 recruiters in Malaysia will find a top candidate for you)
  • Cross-functional ATS (Application Tracking System)
  • Keyword Tagging Automation​
  • Company Introduction Builder​

Meilisa Suhaimi

Corporate Care Executive at Seekers MY. Always ready to assist enquiries from hiring companies especially regarding Seekers Recruitment System (SRS).

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