- Posted by Vidcruiter
- On June 12, 2013
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- applicant hiring system, future of recruiting, hiring solution, talent recruiting system
Do we want a seasoned veteran who has been in the IT business for 10 year’s looking to make a career move, or do we employ the new graduate with the master’s degree who can exude fresh idea’s?
This is the dilemma that many Recruiter’s seem to be facing today.
There are a few argument’s that are being challenged today such as higher education will prepare the incumbent to learn new skills that are applicable to be successful on the job.
Another argument in favoring the experience side of things is that new graduates don’t have the hands-on experience to be as successful as their counterpart. What VidCruiter can do with our applicant tracking system is really match the skills and knowledge of one candidate to the next to ensure your new candidate is fully equipped to hit the ground running on the job.
At the end of the day, what employer’s are looking for is a combination of experience and education. In order to make this happen what student’s should be doing is working while they are in school so that their soft skills don’t get dull. This will help the future of recruiting because then there won’t be such a dichotomy with regard’s to the types of candidates that are coming through the applicant hiring system. Working as a TA (Teacher’s Assistant) would be beneficial to a student, so would jobs such as tutoring and working part-time in a customer service role. These are all example’s on how to keep your skills in tact so that when that job of your dreams comes along, your skills won’t be dormant and you’ll have much more to offer to the employer. Although you may not have direct experience in your field of study, it still shows that you have drive.
The same goes for someone who has been working in the IT field for 20 years, it is still paramount that you take courses, attend seminars and training to make sure that you are learning the newest skills to perform your job. Saying that you have a degree is great, but if it was obtained 20 years ago it will likely be irrelevant to the hiring manager.
Unemployment rates are still the highest for recent graduates, and students that hold doctorate degree’s have the highest unemployment rate of all. In order to resolve this, students need to get out in the workforce as much as possible while they’re still studying so their degree can translate into the perfect job.
For more information on this article please contact VidCruiter today!