17th August, 2016, Hyderabad: “I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day you bet on people and not on strategies” -Lawrence Bossidy, former COO of GE.
Dr. Shruti Naik, assistant professor HR and OB has organized a workshop on “Latest trends of Recruitment” for students with HR specialization at Vignana Jyothi Inst. Of Mgmnt., Hyderabad. Mr. Sudhakar KR conducted the workshop and provided great insights on the topic latest trends of recruitment. Mr.Sudhakar is a veteran HR professional with 20+ years of pedigree with history of working with some of the finest companies and organizations spanning across manufacturing, software products and services, strategy, consulting, etc. Mr. Sudhakar has a master’s in HRM and is a gold medalist, ISTD certified national trainer and a certified global business leader from U21 Harvard.
The workshop was started with the pre-planned exercises given to the students of HR. Students of VJIM were made into groups and were asked to present on most trending aspects of recruitment. Students presented on topics such as
Building a World Class Talent Pipeline, Employer Branding in a 24/7 Media World, Using Analytics to Make Better Staffing Decisions and Digital Recruiting Strategies: Current Trends and Beyond. Students showed a great involvement and interest in presenting the most emerging areas of talent acquisition in the workshop.
In this context students spoke in detail about recruiting digitally, marketing and digital trends in recruitment, fastest and latest tips for recruiting, social media strategy for employer brand, strategic approach towards employer branding, best practices of employer branding, using analytics to make better staffing decisions, staffing analytics and metrics for talent acquisition as part of their presentations.
The next session in the workshop started with the guest speaker’s presentation on Talent Market Landscaping – The How & Why. The session started with the speaker speaking about the reasons for unemployment in India. The session mainly focused on providing insights on attributes of a killer recruiter, providing a good candidate experience, role of candidate experience in employer branding and PEGA a business process management software. The speaker also spoke about the need for recruiters to have inherent intelligence for sourcing and identifying the right candidates. He also gave students the role of PEGA in business and its application in various industries. Students shared with the speaker that understanding role of technology in business, requirements and needs, current trends of recruitment, sourcing hidden talent and experience and expertise of recruiter in domain. The speaker made the session more interactive by sharing his real-time experiences in the industry and answering Q&As from the students.