Recruiting Trends in 2018

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Recruiting Trends In 2018
What can we expect to change or become popular in 2018’s recruiting world? Well, Entelo Recruitment Software recently did a study that predicts what will happen in 2018 for hiring (from

Recruitment is a top priority, but it eats up a lot of time

- Talent acquisition professionals spend nearly one-third of their work week (about 13 hours) sourcing candidates for a single role, and some groups spend even more.

- Approximately 1 in 4 (27%) respondents report spending half the work week (20 hours or more) sourcing for just one role.

- Most (70%) agree that recruiting automation would increase productivity.

Budgets are shifting toward Artificial Intelligence (AI) -powered technologies.

- In 2018, 62% of companies plan to spend on AI-powered recruiting software.

- Of those, 86% plan to spend on intelligent sourcing software

- Only 30% plan to spend on HR Tech chatbots

- 26% will spend on digitized interviews

Spending on traditional tools is plummeting

- Approximately 7 in 10 respondents plan to spend less or none at all on traditional advertising like newspapers and print.

Email is number one in candidate engagement

- More than half of respondents confirmed email is their preferred method of outreach

- 39% find email the most effective channel.

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