Future of Recruiting Articles

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    LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Shares His Take on What the Future Holds for Talent Professionals

    December 19, 2019

    Recruiting is evolving — and fast. To gain a clearer picture of what’s to come, we recently surveyed more than 2,800 recruiting professionals across 80 countries, analyzed billions of LinkedIn data points, and interviewed over a dozen global talent leaders. Based on the results, we created The Future of Recruiting Report, which outlines seven predictions for how...

  • The Skills That Will Matter More for Recruiters in the Future — and How to Develop Them

    November 18, 2019

    In a new report from LinkedIn, The Future of Recruiting, we surveyed nearly 3,000 global talent professionals about the recruiting skills that would become more important by 2025. Three key skill sets emerged: Engaging passive candidates, analyzing talent data to drive decisions, and advising business leaders and hiring managers. These results point to a new...

  • Quote from Josh Bersin, Global Industry Analyst: “Developing an agile, modern, integrated recruiting technology stack is now a top criteria for success.”

    The 5 Tech Tools That Will Have the Biggest Impact on the Future of Recruiting

    November 13, 2019

    Back in 2017, the Pew Research Center surveyed U.S. adults about the biggest improvements to life over the past 50 years. Unsurprisingly, the number one answer was technology. And those improvements are only going to continue — in day-to-day life and in the workplace. According to the findings in LinkedIn’s new report, The Future of Recruiting, investing in new...

  • Generalist vs Specialist: Which Kind of Recruiter Should...

    November 12, 2019

    There’s a saying in certain circles that Java is to JavaScript as car is to carpet. It’s a phrase developers often use to explain...

  • Recruiters Must Master These Critical High-Touch Skills to ...

    November 6, 2019

    Recruiters can play a strategic role in any company, but too often their focus is filling jobs with a reasonably competent person at a...

  • New Report: 7 Predictions on How Recruiting Will Be...

    October 30, 2019

    If you're in recruiting today, your job will be very different in 5 years — even if you keep the exact same job title. That’s because...