Why Digitalization is the tipping point for temporary staffing?

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Digital technology is the new-found boon that most organizations adopt after the Covid19 pandemic. Not upgrading your company with the latest technology is the worst mistake any business can make.

 

Cliched statements such as ‘we are old school, we do things our way, etc’ could land your business in a quagmire. It is because your competitor organizations are adopting new technologies fast ahead with your business trailing them forever if you don’t act now.

 

Digitalization in Temporary staffing is even more crucial.

1. Brand Reputation

Unlike the previous generation, most people from Generation Y and Z are active on social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram. Leveraging your brand presence on these platforms helps your business connect with the job seekers in the fastest way. Doing background checks is also easy when a candidate has a uniform profile across all social media accounts.

 

At present, it has become the norm to have a vibrant social media presence for any organization and it directly affects your brand reputation if you don’t have one. Digitalization of temporary staffing boosts your visibility and presence on a global scale.

2. Widen your reach

With technology becoming omnipresent, most organizations are moving out from the old traditional talent acquisition practices and have moved to more digitally nuanced practices of online recruiting, data-driven screening and virtual interviews. This process is called cloud recruiting.

 

It will reduce the time taken for multiple interview process and widen your reach to the potential candidates by saving their travel time and the candidates are comfortable giving interviews from convenient places (their home, of course).

3. Easy onboarding

Digitalization cuts your recruitment and staffing work in half. The days where HRs arrange an event for new employees explaining the policies are long gone. Most companies now have the onboarding process digital with all the documents and data submitted digitally, presentation videos are played to the candidates virtually followed by an extensive doubt clearing session.

 

Digitalization for temporary staffing during the onboarding process saves money and time, increases productivity and gives a smooth experience for candidates as well as employers.

4. Employee management

Digitalization of temporary staffing makes employee management easy and efficient.

 

Many organizations in the 21st century use Human Resource Management tools which comprise of all features including attendance management, time tracking, task management, communication, payroll management, etc.

 

Adopting HR technology helps to keep a check on the productivity of employees and improve total quality management. All the paperwork and time-consuming mundane tasks done by the HR of your organization can be automated. This helps the organization to reduce the total flow time of their tasks and improve overall efficiency.

5. Experience through Digitalization

When the complete employee cycle process for temporary staffing is done digitally, it creates a convenient and positive experience for both candidates and recruiters alike.

 

With the pandemic crisis, most candidates prefer virtual interviews over in-person interviews as they don’t wish to risk their health with the uncertainty of not getting the job. Thus, when digitalization is adopted by organizations for temporary staffing, both employers and candidates have better experiences.

 

Employers save time, get access to a lot of data from candidates, enjoy easy screening and selection processes. Candidates don’t have to run around and have their interview process sorted through e-mails and virtual online interviews.

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