Using Technology for Transparent Recruitment

Using Technology for Transparent Recruitment

Organizations, especially top performers, understand more than ever how important it is to focus on candidate experience if you want to find highly skilled employees. In fact, 45% of companies indicate that improving the candidate experience is their biggest talent acquisition priority. One of the best ways to improve the candidate experience is to use technology in the recruitment and hiring process. And in Aberdeen’s Empower Hiring Managers and Recruiters Today to Own Recruiting Tomorrow it was revealed that Best-in-Class companies are 30% more likely (60% vs. 46%) than All Others to invest in new technologies to make recruitment more engaging for candidates. To begin improving your hiring process, you need strategies in place for using technology appropriately. The truth is, candidates have more options than ever about where they work, so you need to do more to stand out. Technology can create a transparent, engaging, and successful hiring process for both employers and candidates but only if technology is used well. To get started, your organization should consider the following key technology strategies Mobile Applications It’s vital for your HR team to appeal to candidates by aligning the recruitment process toward them. This realignment can take multiple forms, but one of the best ways to connect, interact, and accomplish tasks on-the-go is through mobile devices. In Mobile Talent Acquisition: Adjusting to the Times, Aberdeen revealed that Best-in-Class companies are 14% more likely (49% vs. 43%) than All Others to prioritize investment in mobile technologies to aid with the talent acquisition process. Through the automation of administrative tasks, your HR team can more effectively communicate with potential candidates. Using...
Business Planning and Execution Report Roundup for April 2015

Business Planning and Execution Report Roundup for April 2015

It’s been awhile, but I wanted to let you know about a few reports that I’ve published recently that you may find interesting. This month, I’ve got some great research about how growing organizations can pair ERP and analytics to improve ERP ROI and make better decisions. Next, I’ve got a report that uncovers the benefits of new social ERP technology. Lastly, there’s a report on how your organization can automate its budgeting process to become more accurate. I hope you like these reports. As always, please feel free to contact me a nick.castellina@aberdeen.com if you have any questions. Here are links to the reports, along with a few sample data points. Simplify Decision-Making to Grow Your Business with Analytics and ERP This report, based on a survey of 105 growing organizations, uncovers how ERP integrated with Business Analytics can improve business execution and decision-making. Leading growing organizations are 86% more likely to have paired ERP and Business Analytics together. Organizations with ERP and analytics are over three times as likely to have a fully integrated view of all customer information. 53% of growing organization with analytics and ERP enable employees to access reports in a self-service capacity in comparison to 28% of those without. Growing organizations with ERP and analytics are over six times as likely to provide employees with automated notifications based on defined conditions. Growing organizations with ERP and analytics saw a 17% improvement in profitability over the past two years. The Next Generation of Business Management: Social ERP This report identifies the adoption rates of social ERP, identifies the capabilities that are contained within, and...
Business Planning and Execution Report Roundup for May 2014

Business Planning and Execution Report Roundup for May 2014

This month, we have a few different reports that all contain themes related to the integration of data in order to provide greater visibility into business issues. For example, in large enterprises, ERP can serve as a hub for integration with a variety of technologies that enable the large organization to perform more effectively. There is also a report on how emerging technologies, such as social and in-memory analytics, are integrated with ERP. One process that can benefit from advanced integration is the financial planning process. The third report that I published this month illustrates how integrating cash flow and balance sheet data into financial planning leads to more robust forecasts. Lastly, there is a report about business process modeling, which involves integration with business intelligence in order to understand how processes can be more efficient. I hope you find these reports interesting. As always, feel free to contact me at nick.castellina@aberdeen.com with any questions or if you would like to talk about your company’s experiences.   ERP: The Foundation of an Enterprise-Worthy Technology Environment This report identifies the ways in which Leading large enterprises utilize ERP as the foundation of their technology environment. Large enterprises indicate that streamlining and standardizing processes are their top two strategies. Leaders are 68% more likely than Followers to have real-time visibility into all processes. Leaders are more than three times as likely as Followers to have the ability to share and integrate data with the extended enterprise. Leaders are 49% more likely to automate financial consolidation across separate entities. Leading large enterprises are 67% more likely than Followers to have integrated business...