Recruitment is the process of inviting applications to fulfill a vacancy in an organization. Its is a vertical of Human Resource and it is one of the most crucial vertical for business.
Without an affective strategy for recruitment a company would cease to exist in today hyper competitive environment.
A HR team of any organization comprises of dedicated Talent Acquisition professionals.
A Talent Acquisition/ Recruitment professional identifies the Human Capital requirements and works towards hiring the best available talent.
Lets take a look at brief Job Description of a recruitment professional
ASSESSMENT OF REQUIREMENTS
1. Assessing the requirements by working closely with the internal stake holders
2. Developing a job description for the role in consultation with internal stake holders
3. Setting Turn Around Time for on boarding talent to fill the open vacancy
4. Devising a strategy to source relevant candidates
5. Based on strategy, identify sources for hiring talent, which include – Campus Hiring. Job Boards, Social Media Campaigns, Conduct Competitions such as Hackathon etc, Attend Job Fairs, External hiring through agencies
6. Advertising for inviting applications ( Job Boards, Newspapers, Social Media)
7. Organize campus drives, walk-ins at the office
8. From the applications, shortlist the most relevant applications via preliminary screening
9. Invite the shortlisted candidates for the next round of interview
10. Conduct HR screening round, shortlist candidates for operations rounds
11. Organize operation round with the hiring manager
12. Select the candidates post rigorous interview process
13. Request for documentary proofs of selected candidates
14. Carry out a background test for the selected candidates
15. Negotiate an offer with the selected candidates
16. Request for offer acceptance
17. Ask for resignation copy and acceptance from candidates current employer, if applicable
18. Prepare for on boarding of the candidate on his joining date
19. Handover the candidate to the on boarding team on the date of joining