How to choose the right industry for your future?
The staffing industry has been constantly stepping up and evolving with time. They aim to make hiring processes effective and efficient, while maintaining balance between both recruiters and candidates. Striking the right balance between the two pillars of staffing is the key to strengthening the system.
Here are some of the key practices staffing agencies have adopted to maintain a balance between recruiters and candidates-
- Following a defined process
Maintaining a balance accounts for being equal for both parties involved in a process. Keeping this in mind, staffing agencies have adopted a defined process for both recruiters and candidates. This involves collecting the same data for better understanding of the requirements of each party. This also allows space for transparency in the entire process.
- Automating processes
Automation has paved its way into the system to ease the entire process for both parties. Automation ensures easing the system for both recruiters and candidates by stepping in and taking over certain tasks of recruitment processes, to improve accuracy and efficiency.
- Effective evaluation
Having defined and transparent parameters for evaluation of candidates set the bar of balance between employers and potential employees. When employers set their expectations straight, the candidates are able to frame their efforts better, hence making the process efficient.
- Sharing cultural interests
In today’s times companies are showing more and more interest and seriousness towards uplifting company values and culture. Moreover, recruiters are openly considering candidates’ soft skills along with their technical skills to ensure that their thinking matches with that of the existing team members. When both parties share similar beliefs, the recruitment communication becomes more effective and balanced.
- Opening ports for communication
One of the key steps to maintain the balance between recruiters and candidates is opening up to two-way communication. This communication can be in the form of questions, doubts, and feedback. Opening these portals allow both parties to understand each other’s expectations and perform accordingly.
At Dollar Staffing we have integrated an AI powered automation software that takes care of the screening and shortlisting processes. The software matches candidates’ profiles with company vacancies based on the job descriptions, recruiters’ expectations, candidates’ technical skills and interests as listed in the profile. This makes the interviewing process more efficient for both recruiters and candidates. We aim to balance both pillars of the staffing industry and ensure that the staffing industry evolves with a healthy relationship. Alongside, we also maintain transparency in the entire process, before and after their interview processes, to help them learn and evolve.
The path to our career - it's got an inspiring ring to it, doesn't it? As a graduate looking to step in the corporate world, or as an experienced candidate looking to find a line of work, the world currently has a mixture of endless possibilities when it comes to choosing your industry of interest. From traditional ones such as Banking, FMCG or Healthcare, to the disruptors in Fintech, HealthTech or even advanced staffing solutions, the pathways to choose almost seem endless. With such unparalleled growth, your ability to take the right decision for your career is not an easy task.
That being said, it's not a Herculean one as well. The process to narrow down your expertise and interest towards the best suited path is one that's filled with new learnings and self-discovery. Yes, you heard that right!
As an individual, you need to have an efficient approach in figuring out your desired industry.
The steps for that include -
- Understanding your ability
- Build your proficiency
- Know the industry
- Involve in meaningful conversations
These individual steps are a basic roadmap for every talented individual aiming to find their way into their industry of choice.
Being flooded with academic information or certificate courses, as a candidate looking for their dream industry, your first step always begins in understanding yourself better. What this translates to is skills, personality traits and key aspects that you expect from your future.
For instance, when it comes to a candidate who loves AI and machine learning, has trained themself in the programming aspect of things would often be considered as a direct fit for the role of a data scientist. However, when his character traits define him as a person who loves analyzing problems and providing critical solutions, this combination suggests him to take up a ln AI-led job maybe even in the medical space. That's the beauty of talent; the preliminary might be informative but detailed information when found out paves a clear understanding to his future.
When this process is clubbed with reading and associating with the right conversations, the way to narrow down your desired industry is often simple.
Wondering how you can use it for yourself?
- List down your qualities - Understand and discuss with your peers and mentors. This process helps you learn more about your dream industry.
- Upskill yourself - Based on your learnings, build yourself with necessary skills that build your proficiency.
- Talk with people from industry - From people already in the role to the ones hiring you, the need for an honest conversation is obvious. Talking with them gives you a more than required clarity to take a decision that benefits your future.
These tips when put in action can be a very effective process for every single applicant. The goal is to learn and grow, so be ready to take the next step and upload your resume now on Dollar Staffing.
Start meaningful conversations and build yourself as you traverse through a well-formulated interview process right on our platform.