More job searches take place on mobile devices than the desktop, and two-thirds of email is read on mobile devices. Yet many human resource (HR) departments lack the mobile policies and technology to recruit top talent that’s increasingly on the go.
According to Katherine Jones, vice president, HCM Technology Research at Bersin By Deloitte, mobile is under-utilized by HR compared to other departments. “All these new technologies like internet of things are going to be disruptive,” she said. “HR needs to start looking at what’s out there more seriously and figure out how to embrace and control it.”
Jones sees a dichotomy between the growth of available mobile recruiting technology and HR’s relative lack of use. Here are four ways HR can use mobile to reach top talent faster.