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Web Scraping As a Valuable Instrument for Proactive Hiring

Web Scraping As a Valuable Instrument for Proactive Hiring

It’s not a secret to anyone that if you want to build a top class company, you need to hire top class employees. That’s probably the main reason why companies invest so heavily in their recruitment teams. The truth is: the best talent has the luxury to be selective about who they work for and depending on the industry most of them have impressive number of offers when they decide to look for a job. It is your company’s job to persuade them to join your mission. If you manage to convince them and build a strong team right at the start, you will be able to convince investors and customers with the same success in the long run. That’s the power of recruiting and that is the main reason why it should not be underestimated. In the past, the heavy burden was on individual recruiters, who had to rely on their intuition while hiring. But recently the evolution of the whole recruitment process is beginning to be shaped more and more by Big Data, also known as, data analytics. And the more it does the more accurate become the decisions made. The biggest advantage of recruiters nowadays is the luxury of relying on facts rather than plain intuition when it comes to issuing job offers, as vast amount of data aggregated from different sources (especially social media) is right at hand with limitless list of prospective candidates – it makes the job easier and more organized for them. At this day and age, the power of data is used more to make “people decisions” and is contributing more and...