The recruiter of today is unrecognisable from even a few years ago. As technology changes every industry, recruiters have been impacted particularly hard.
- 1980s Recruitment Top Gun; The tech boom in the ’80s gave high-flying recruiters a chance to spread their wings and headhunt more senior, more technical and more specialized roles
- 1990s Pulp Fiction Recruitment; With the booming tech industry and growing dot-com bubble, prosperity ensued. Recruitment Consultants rode the wave, worked hard and played even harder
- 2000s Minority Report Recruitment; Recruiters became far more tech savvy, as print declined. Many created a virtual presence. Intelligent specialist recruiters created a competitive edge.
- 2010s The Social Network Recruitment; Gone are the days of an office. The recruiters is a cyber-sleuth, working anywhere and anytime to stay ahead of the game. Being flexible with the latest social networks and apps are a must. They are adapting fast to avoid extinction.
Recruiters have evolved with the times, but what does the future hold?