Jamison West, former president of Microsoft cloud partner Arterian, calls finding and retaining talent 'the single most lasting issue and challenge I've ever had'. Throw in expectations from many Millennials and it's clear to to see why many organisations are re-thinking their approach to IT recruitment.
"Many industry leaders are also taking advantage of new recruiting technologies," he said. "They see the potential in digital tools that provide intuitive means of communication, easy-to-understand pre-screening assessments and screening questions, and better applicant tracking" because traditional applicant tracking systems tend to be complicated. Digitally transforming the recruitment process doesn't just help find and retain job candidates, it simplifies the process for hiring teams, he said