The recruiting industry is growing and evolving, yet I see many recruiters with their head buried in the sand! In all honesty much of the structure of recruiting firms now mirrors the “look and feel” of a firm in 1975. Sure we have added PC’s, job boards, LinkedIn, etc., yet most still use the same tired structure, and processes as the industry used decades ago.
On the other hand, I have seen some recruiters go 180 degrees the other way by attempting to do all their business via email, job boards, and LinkedIn without really trying to build deep personal relationships with their clients and candidates.
So where is the industry going? What are the trends that are showing that they will alter the way we do business? These are questions I asked a while ago at my closed door retreat and mastermind meeting with 16 of my platinum coaching members.
Because I had recruiting firm owners representing three countries, 10 different states, and multiple industry disciplines the emerging trends and strategies came from multiple perspectives.
Here are just a few of the trends and ideas that emerged: