The New Era of Talent Acquisition

The New Era of Talent Acquisition

Written By

iCIMS Staff


Monday, Aug 03, 2015


The following report presents how the disruptive force of recruiting technology has transformed the way people look for jobs and how employers hire. As a result, this new era of talent acquisition requires a fresh outlook on how companies approach and invest in finding the right people. B2C technologies like social, mobile, and video have transformed the expectations and behaviors of job seekers as well as expanded the collection of tools that hiring companies now have to find, attract, and communicate with prospective hires.

Some of the key findings of the report: 

  • There is a New Era of Talent Acquisition - Seventy six percent of recruiting professionals said their recruiting techniques have evolved or changed over the past three years.
  • Recruitment is Becoming More Like Marketing - Job seeking behavior has shifted dramatically in recent years, and has created the need for organizations to adopt marketing techniques and transform the way they attract talent.
  • Companies Need to Build a Pipeline of Talent for Future Hiring Needs - Over the next two years, 85% of recruiting professionals expect their company’s hiring to increase or at least stay the same.