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first_img Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. More than half of companies based in Europe look abroad for job candidates,according to research by Job Partners. The Emergence of e-Recruitment as a Strategic Asset shows that 56 per centof the companies interviewed recruit from overseas. Julian Kulkarni, co-founder and director of the software provider, said,”Companies are looking abroad to try to fill skill gaps they cannot fillin their own country and to help them develop new European markets.” Personnel and recruitment managers are using multiple recruitment methods,with 82 per cent using five or more channels and 58 per cent using over seven,including newspapers, agencies, job fairs and web portals. The research also shows that half of HR directors give detailed reports tothe board. Of those who do, 42 per cent report on tactics used to findcandidates, 41 per cent on their effectiveness and 39 per cent on cost. Eighty-nine per cent of HR managers send e-mails to candidates, but manystill choose the telephone, fax and letters. Kulkarni said, “Many managers are missing a trick. They are not usingsoftware and other applications in a way that could help them worksmarter.” Only 30 per cent use software to support three or more parts of therecruitment process, less than 50 per cent use software to attract jobapplicants and 25 per cent use software to report to management. Personnel directors and recruitment managers from 76 financial services andhigh-tech companies in the UK, France, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlandswere interviewed for the research. www.jobpartners.comBy Katie Hawkins Companies look overseas to help fill skills shortagesOn 12 Jun 2001 in Personnel Todaylast_img

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