In the advent of advent of social media and mobile technology in South Africa, our recruiters have begun taking the mobile platform a lot more seriously as 53% of South Africa’s internet traffic comes from mobile traffic. This directly translates to potential talent seeking employment on mobile platforms. 67% of jobseekers are using their smart phones to navigate various job portals in search of employment so mobile recruiting behaviour in South African recruiting industry.
Websites like zigo jobs portal provide mobile users with the opportunity to browse through jobs on the website as the developers placed a special focus on ensuring mobile users have a pleasant experience when perusing through the site. In essence mobile, mobile recruiting allows candidates to simply browse the specs of a job, apply to the job through a simplified form which allows them to upload their CV as well.
Gravitating toward the mobile recruiting trend is advantageous for recruiters because candidates find it simple to apply and upload their CVs, the better it is for recruiters to find new candidates. Candidates also need to consider their positioning and think deeply about embracing talent branding across their social platforms, they need to maintain a professional image and learn to share progressive content on social media platforms.
If you look at any industry, mobile technology has immensely changed how banks operate, alongside retail stores and other types of companies. Consumers find it easier to connect to candidates and recruitment is following this trend. New jobseekers, as in millennials, are constantly looking for a pleasant and convenient experience which brings them closer to their desired job quickly.
Zigo blog is constantly looking for ways to accommodate mobile users and different browsers to ensure that visiting the site is productive no matter what device the user is using. More companies in the recruitment in the recruitment industry will find it necessary to accommodate mobile users as 38% of users use the internet on their phones and tablets more than desktops and laptops.