THE RECRUITER-CANDIDATE LIFE CYCLE
Anyone who has delved into the job market knows that the competition is tighter than ever before. Qualifications become higher and companies are becoming more selective in choosing the right candidate to be a part of their organization.
Traditionally, for service providers of workforce management solutions, recruiters are tasked to thoroughly evaluate each candidate to ensure their competence for the job.
If a candidate is lucky, he will win the job against the others vying for the same position. However if someone else surpasses him, he gets tossed back to job market.
Candidates who are rejected or does not get the job offer rarely gets a feedback as to why he did not make it. Was it because of the resume? Or maybe he came off as an unprofessional during the interview process?
Recruiters are often busy in finding the right candidate that rejected candidates rarely receive an explanation as to why they were deemed as unqualified.
BUSINESSTRENDS: WE DON’T JUST PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES. WE BUILD CAREERS.
BRIDGING THE GAP: REDESIGNING THE
IN THE PHILIPPINES
With a goal of uplifting the educational standards as well as to create a sustainable workforce development program in the country, the advocacy starts with the creation of the Philippine TalentMap Initiative (PTMI). A joined initiative of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), SFI Group of Companies, and HireLabs, PTMI is an assessment tool that evaluates the skills and competencies of the country’s workforce. By having a proper understanding on the skills profile of the workforce, this paves way to the creation of better programs that can further enhance both the academe’s curriculum as well as the workforce development. The TalentMap© serves as an effective medium in bridging the gap among different academic institutions, local and non-government agencies, communities and other institutions. Through such, it aims to create a sustainable talent pipeline of Filipinos with appropriate skills for work.
As a member of SFI Group of Companies, BusinessTrends fully supports SFI’s initiatives by being an active participant in all of its activities as well as applying such principles in its recruitment process. Candidates can be assured that they will be guided throughout the entire application process. In the event that they will not receive a job offer, BusinessTrends will provide assistance in assessing their skills as well as career coaching thru the help of another SFI subsidiary, CareerCenter.
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