Pillai, Brijesh; Dhobale, Rajasshrie Suressh
July 2012
International Journal of Research in Computer Application & Mana;Jul2012, Vol. 2 Issue 7, p85
Academic Journal
The traditional methods of recruitment have been revolutionized by the emergence of the Internet. The Internet has dramatically changed the face of HR recruitment and the ways organizations think about the recruiting function. In the coming years, digital recruiting and hiring are expected to continue their explosive growth. Presently, e- recruitment has been adopted in many organizations from small scale companies to large multinational organizations. Most organizations are already using e-recruitment to post jobs and accept resumes on the Internet and correspond with the applicants by e-mail. Now-a-days Social Networking Sites (SNS) is one of the important sources of e-recruitment. Professional social networking websites are commonly used for e-recruitment. Most of the recruiter are building their online network and finding the potential candidates for recruitment. SNS is also helpful to get back the ex-employees. Employers are recruiting candidates looking at the credibility of the candidates profile on SNS. Web 2.0 is a collection of technologies that allows users to interact with online content. This means Web surfers are no longer bound by the static experience of Web 1.0. These tools engage users by letting them participate in, control and guide their online visit. Some of the most popular Web 2.0 applications for e-recruitment include: social networks, blogs, podcasts and online video. This research paper highlights the concept of e-recruitment & Web 2.0. This paper mentions the use of Web 2.0 for e-recruitment. This paper focuses primarily on the Pros and cons of e-recruitment Web 2.0 and its benefits to the organizations and the employees. The author attempts to explain the paradigm shift from erecruitment Web 1.0 to e-recruitment Web 2.0. The author surveys the HR managers to understand their viewpoint towards using e-recruitment web 2.0 and suggests the innovative strategies for effective e-recruitment Web 2.0.


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