Modern-day recruiters face a new set of challenges stemming from a variety of factors. There’s the pressure of keeping abreast with fast-changing technologies. In some nations, an aging population is a trend that recruiters and businesses have to contend with, not to mention several underlying factors in the social and economic landscape.
As machines continue to evolve, more recruiters utilise automation to streamline their processes. While this turn of events is something to welcome and look forward when it comes to recruitment advancement, many claims that if machine involvement persists, the recruitment industry will die by 2018.
Do you remember the good ‘ol days when job hunting meant flipping through pages and pages of newspapers? And resumes were either mailed or handed in personally to human resources departments?
Employing new recruits to fulfill vacant positions were time consuming and costly—only to be dismayed that the prospect was not a right fit after all.