Technophobe or not, it is hard to hide and not be affected by technology. It advances at a rate often quicker than our learning; all with the agenda of making life-better through efficiency and speed.
Business and in this example ‘recruitment’ is at the forefront of this technology. Where profits are the priority, the need to be more efficient, quicker and smarter than the competition is crucial.
From Boolean searching to social media, CRMs to analytical tools and smart algorithms, the recruitment industry seems to be embracing innovation. It is quicker to engage a large audience than it ever has been, more efficient to keyword search CVs for suitable skills and to engage systematic and functional databases that capture all correspondence regarding business transactions.
However, this doesn’t answer the question: Is technology making recruitment harder?