Recruiting Solutions for 2014 – Gamification

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Using game thinking and game mechanics to engage people and solve problems in non-game activities, or gamification, is one of the outgrowths of advancing technology and social media. And today’s recruiting solutions are increasingly taking advantage of the emerging field of gamificaiton. The recent Pew Internet/Elon University report “The Future of Gamification” found that university researchers believe gamification has a multitude of benefits including improved learning, creativity, participation, and motivation. More than half of those surveyed by Pew at Elon University predict significant use of gamification for workplace applications from […]



Why Top Companies are using Gamification for IT Recruiting

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A new trend in IT recruiting is using gaming for sourcing, developing, and motivating candidates and employees. Companies including Deloitte, Marriott, Aetna, Google, and the Department of Defense are using gamification to get ahead of their recruiting competition and attract and engage more candidates. As engagement becomes more important because of a tight economy, tough job market, and bigger skills shortages, employers and recruiters are looking at gamification as the solution to attract candidates, increase visibility, and create workplace rewards and recognition. Gallup’s recent engagement numbers show that more than […]



Recruitment Process Outsourcing – Get a boost with “Gamification”

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Why do companies use Recruitment Process Outsourcing, and what exactly is it? RPO can be a valid and cost-effective strategy for some companies. It can also be the wrong and expensive option for others. RPO, which stands for Recruitment Process Outsourcing, refers to the use of a third party to form all or part of the internal recruitment function, from advertising and hiring to onboarding and hiring of new staff. Reasons why companies use Recruitment Process Outsourcing can include improvements in the time it takes to hire human capital and […]