Microsoft Power Apps Transforms Talent Recruitment for a Financial Services Company
At AKA, we have designed and implemented a number of successful
To increase the value of their investments, this financial services firm routinely evaluates the leadership within their companies and re-tools them into award-winning leadership teams. They needed a solution for their recruiters that would support complex talent searches while simplifying the administrative process, and it was quickly apparent that out-of-the-box technology was not going to meet their needs.
“Out of the Box” Technology Was Not the Solution
To ensure the best candidates were found, internal recruiters needed visibility into their relationships and talent pool including executives’ qualifications, experience, attributes, and geographies. Unfortunately, their current Salesforce software and a homegrown system could not support the complex queries and parsing of resumes required.
Here are the challenges requiring a custom, robust technology solution to find the right candidate:
- Searching on huge amounts of data once resumes were entered into their CRM system or transactional database to find the right candidates
- Ability to analyze potential talent on LinkedIn without alerting the candidate
- Providing robust and custom reporting on talent searches to stakeholders—with the ability to print detailed reports
Luckily, we were already working with them to replace their Salesforce CRM with
The Solution: Microsoft Power Apps for Complex Searching
In addition to
With a 3rd party parsing tool, we were also able to integrate
Customized Queries with Power Apps Leads to Better Candidates
Thanks to Power Apps, their recruiters are now able to use one comprehensive system to execute complex queries and searches for the best candidates. Recruiters who do not have technical expertise can now find the right talent at the right time by using any tag to search resumes and data in their CRM.
The simplicity of the Power App provided these critical benefits:
- Increases in productivity and reduction in duplication of effort
- Reduction in time to train, thanks to an easy to use interface design
- Executive-ready reports showcasing candidates and attributes
- Elimination of time consuming and costly system administration
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Article by: Tom Berger | 212-502-3900
With 20+ years of field experience, Tom Berger is Vice President of Financial Services for AKA Enterprise Solutions.