Are you wondering what is new in store for HR Tech in 2019? It will be a game changer along with swiftness and shift of observed trends. Globally, finding superior candidates for the key roles will remain to be a key competitive advantage. HR technologies will be contributing and assisting to resolve recruiting challenges while maintaining the human factor in the whole process. Technology will be a facilitator and not going to replace humans.

Recruiting Technology:

• AI

AI is not new to the HR world. Modern recruitment system will be based on AI for streamlining recruitment processes. Companies will employ new strategies to discover, engage and nurture great talent. It can assist recruiters in finding data opportunities, improve workflows, and increase productivity. AI will save time through quick resume screening tools, enhance the candidate experience through recruitment software, and improve productivity. AI with human intelligence will set to do wonders.

• Machine learning

Machine learning is an application of AI which uses data to identify patterns and designed to make decisions accordingly. It increases response time and access to information from sourcing, recruiting, onboarding, to compliance. It will be trained to avoid unconscious bias by ignoring information such as locations, universities, names, etc.

• Social recruiting

Social media will be continued in trend with the excellent opportunity to showcase an employer brand as well as source candidates. Social recruiting tools will not only help to update your candidate database but to monitor, access, and retain your current workforce. It will provide huge insights into recruiters so that they can realize the behavior across the organization.


Various tools or apps are needed for a seamless workflow. Searching these apps on different vendor platforms is exhausting. Hence the concept of the marketplace has been introduced where recruiters or HR professionals can find almost all the required tools collectively on a single platform.

Candidate Experience:

A positive candidate experience will prove as a big advantage for high-quality recruitment. Tools such as resume parser will help you to provide a positive candidate experience by auto-filled forms. The candidate will be happy with the experience and feels interested in working with the company.

HR analytics:

HR analytics will aim to gather data on each process and provide insights to make relevant decisions.

Author's Bio: 

Lovepreet Dhaliwal works with RChilli Inc, a leading resume/CV parsing software provider which helps in speeding up your recruitment process. An MBA in HR and marketing, he has over seven years of work experience in business development and strategic sales.