Future of Recruiting Articles

  • The Story of This 70-year-old Intern May Be The Next Hot Trend in Recruiting

    May 8, 2017

    When you hear the word “intern,” you probably don’t think of a 70-year-old retiree. But that’s exactly who Sally Susman, an EVP at Pfizer, had in mind in when she brought in Merrill Lynch’s former head of communications Paul Critchlow, her personal friend, to join the summer internship at Corporate Affairs. Inspired by The Intern, a 2015 film starring Robert De...

  • Is Talent Today Active, Passive or Neither? 3 Recruiting Pros Weigh In

    March 23, 2017

    The recruiting industry has long talked about “purple squirrels” — but it’s talked about “passive candidates” even longer (LinkedIn guilty as charged). The notion is that when comparing people actively looking for a job to those that are happily employed (or “passive candidates”), the happy employees are more valuable, yet harder to recruit. But what about...

  • Why “Interactive Recruiting” Is the Future of Talent Acquisition

    March 21, 2017

    At least several times each day, I get pitched new recruiting technology. I honestly can’t believe how much money is being spent creating the next big breakthrough in sourcing and hiring talent. And yet, it really shouldn’t surprise me. Here’s why... The evolution of recruiting technology Below is the talent spectrum - a breakdown of where workers fall in terms...

  • How Recruiting and HR Will Change in 2017, According to...

    January 19, 2017

    We are three weeks in and there is no denying -- 2017 is on. And, it’s going to be a busy year for recruiting and HR professionals...

  • Robots and Recruiters: What the Future Could Hold

    June 23, 2016

    Attention recruiters: the robots are coming. You may have heard the term “artificial intelligence” or “AI” to describe innovations...

  • 3 Reasons This Job Could Be the Hottest Career By 2025

    December 10, 2015

    Today, there are plenty of studies pointing to the fact that at least half our workforce will be independent contractors in the next...