The Future of Recruiting: Trends and Best Practices

January 31, 2014 4:38 pm Published by Joy Galia Meyouhas

In order to maintain a competitive edge, recruiters must keep with up with the fast-paced evolution of HR and Marketing. By being mindful of up-and-coming trends and practices, recruiters can better equip their teams to define and meet their goals. This week’s round up of articles brings together different ideas from around the web about what trends to follow, and whom you should follow to learn about them. 


  • Nothing’s worse then trying to sustain programs/practices that just aren’t worth the time or energy, and that––frankly–– just don’t work anymore. According to Shala Marks and, it’s time to be “out with the old, [and] in with the new.” Here are 4 innovative staffing practices you should try implementing in 2014.
  • In recruiting and sourcing, it’s not solely about the trends you’re following, but also about the people you’re listening to, solutions your company is using, and the media outlets in which your brand should be featured. This “insightgraphic” by HRmarketer gives you 4 very visual infographics detailing all of the up-and-coming and established faces and sources in the world of recruiting. Get your company noticed and heard!
  • The automation of recruiting came about quicker than anyone could have imagined. Recruitment has not escaped all of the changes in how we interact with technology and collect data, so it’s a good idea to get your company on board with innovation. Check out these staffing practices that are likely to continue on into the future.
  • It should come as no surprise that one of the major recruiting practices under scrutiny is the process by which we assess talent. This article by Dr. Charles Handler dives deep into the technological talent assessment of the future.

What trends are you following? Do you think these best practices are here to stay? Let me know your thoughts in the comments below!


This post was written by Joy Galia Meyouhas

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