Technology as the Way Forward for Singapore

StaffOnDemand Blog

At a a closed-door dialogue held on Friday (Feb 24) at an annual technology summit organised by venture capital firm Sequoia Capital India, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong emphasised on the need for Singapore to leverage on technology and the Internet in the new economy.

“While the plans (set out by the 2017 Budget) are not ‘rocket science’, the key lies in whether Singapore can get everyone pulling in the same direction and achieve its objectives faster than others.”

- Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. 

Relating to the pain of change management that all organisations face, Mr Lee pointed out that the Singapore Government have confronted related issues in 50-plus years of governing Singapore, and while it is “is never an easy exercise”, he implored businesses and individuals to embrace change and utilise technology to craft a better future and stay relevant.

Embracing Recruitment Technology - Gain an unfair advantage in talent acquisition

Recruitment is not rocket science either, but the key here is getting to the right talent faster than your competition can. ;)

If you have been a diligent recruiter that posts at multiple job channels, you likely face the dire consequences of having an avalanche of applications coming in from all over the place. Your email inbox is chocked full of job applicant alerts, asking you to log into the different job portals to download and collate the resumes, amidst the 1001 other things that are screaming for your attention.

It’s a classic case of “Damn if you are right, and damn if you are not” – too few applicants (if you have cut some slack in terms of marketing your job opportunity) defeats the purpose of recruitment, and too many applicants on the other hand would prove to be too much of a nightmare for you to handle.

Thankfully, there is an app  solution for this. :)

Intelligent Recruiting (aka how to recruit smarter, at a fraction of your efforts)

With StaffOnDemand, equip yourself with a powerful applicant tracking system that endeavors to help you manage the inflow of applicants effortlessly. We help you to do a single click posting to some of the most popular job boards out there, allowing you to achieve so much more in the same time that it took you to log into any one of the portals. When the applicants apply at any of the portals that your job ad was posted on, their application will reach you automatically as well; No more manual, tedious collation of resumes for shortlisting!

Engaging your applicants

We’ve all been there on this dark road; Ignoring job applicants that weren’t being shortlisted, simply because we were too caught up with arranging for the interviews to bother about the rest. It’s not only an appalling lack of basic etiquette, but also reflects poorly on the company! Batch emailing candidates to keep them informed about the progress (e.g. shortlisted / rejected) is as easy as a click when you use StaffOnDemand. We keep track of the different statuses of your applicants, so you can easily refer to them anytime you need.

Try it out today, and experience the difference! :)

 

Credit / Sources:

http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/tdypm