Automated Recruiting and the Human Factor

A lot has changed in the world of recruitment. At the start of the millennium, recruiters were hesitant to post roles onto job boards; five years later, posting onto job boards was the norm; now, social sourcing is a requirement.

This is the age of automated recruitment; where employers are harnessing the power of technology to support various aspects of recruitment. From using scanning software to pick out key skills from a candidate’s CV, to identifying potential candidates through their social media profiles – technology has opened a new world of possibilities for recruiters.

Automated recruitment is here to stay – but then again, technology will never replace people. It’s the human involvement in the recruiting process that makes the difference, and competitive advantage doesn’t come from technology alone. To attract top talent, blending high-tech with high-touch is the key to success. Take a look at our full report to find out how.