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The Most Misunderstood Facts About HR Software


Recruitment software sometimes faces accusations of turning the candidate experience into a robotic process but when used effectively it can transform your employer brand and hiring process. Here are five of the most misunderstood facts about HR software:-

It helps to improve employee retention levels

As the number of job applicants and competition for vacancies are both falling, HR must turn its focus to retaining existing talent. The uncertainty over the Brexit vote is also exacerbating the problem employers face in 2017. Recruitment specialists Badenoch Clark recently revealed the extent of the impact of Brexit on employee confidence. One third (34%) of the UK workforce feel less secure in their current job and one in five are now considering a move outside the UK to find alternative employment, a figure which rises among EU/EEA migrant workers. The urgency of this situation shouldn’t be underestimated. The UK was ranked 30th in this year’s Global Workforce Happiness Index. By automating time consuming parts of the hiring process, recruitment software enables HR to focus on the creation and implementation of an effective employee engagement strategy.