There’s No Tech Solution for a Human Behavior Problem

A study done recently by “Anygood?” shows that 90% of surveyed candidates want recruiters to rely less on technology and have more of a human approach in the recruitment process.
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Yet recruiters still obsess about new technology which they think will help them “find” or “uncover” that hidden talent..
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Can you see how this is a direct conflict against what candidates really want? 
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We are so good at sitting down and brainstorming about what candidates might want and what’s the best way to win them over.
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But I don’t see many of us actually trying to listen to candidates and understand their wants and desires.
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Some might say “I work for the client, I don’t get paid by the candidate”.
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Well tell me this, if you have 10 clients who need a .NET developer, and you have ZERO .NET developers available in your network (or who are willing to talk to you) right now, Are you going to make any money? NOPE.
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So there needs to be a balance, you don’t work for the candidate & completely forget about the client.
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But equally you can’t forget about the candidates and the quality of experience they’re getting working with you just because you’re getting paid by your client.
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Unfortunately there’s zero regard to this right now. So things are too biased towards the client side.
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Just like there’s no chemical solution to an emotional problem, there’s no technical solution to a human behavior problem.
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The problem in recruitment is in the quality of service delivery & approach. No tech is going to solve that!