How to ensure quality data

What do you do when you have to find a needle in a stack of hay? Search Search and Search some more?

Recruitly says, burn the hay and you will find your needle !!

Passion provides purpose, but data drives decisions ..

The effort is important, but knowing where to make the effort makes the difference. Handling a recruitment process can be very challenging in terms of finding the right candidate suitable for the job.

Having an easy to use the system with well-defined parameters enables you to sort the appropriate list from a huge amount of raw data.

Step 1: Understand the demand-

Understand the job profile and ask yourself a few questions:

  • What does the company do?
  • Which skills would be needed to fulfill the criteria?
  • What measures need to taken to find the exact talent?

Step 2: Segregate relevant data-

Based on the criteria, extract relevant data from the pool of candidates. Use system defined filters. It makes searches easier.

You ask why? Our group of experts explained it to us in this way. Why do we use speed dial?

  • Convenience
  • Speed
  • One click -less effort
  • Repetitive use

In an exact way, defined custom filters!

Step 3: Assessment

Assess the existing data against rules specified in Step 1. Assess data against multiple dimensions such as accuracy of key attributes, completeness of all required attributes, consistency of attributes across multiple data sets, timeliness of data etc. Examine the data and add them to the ATS ( Applicant tracking system).

Divide them based on their eligibility and the clearance rate.

Step 4: Implementation /  Improvement

At this stage, you have your list of records and have been sent to the recruiter for analyzing. At this moment you can identify the success rate. The conversion of candidates into placements will determine your quality of data.

N =   Number of candidates added into the pipeline    X 100

                The number of candidates placed.

For better accuracy:

N =  Number of candidates shortlisted by the recruiter  X 100

                 The number of candidates placed.

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