Recruiting talented employees isn’t going to be plain sailing in 2015. The widening gaps between the demand and supply of skilled workers is creating a cut-throat environment in which 69% of recruiters are expecting to see competition for candidates increase. To successfully ride out the storm, recruiters are going to need to keep up to speed with this year’s key trends.
QUALITY OVER QUANTITY
Global recruiting leaders have indicated that the quality of hire is a main priority for the coming year. They are also citing this as the most valuable metric for measuring the performance of their recruiting team. Organisations that are looking to tackle the talent challenge and push forward know that they need to hire the very best candidates to be successful in 2015. Recruiting leaders are saying that the preferred method of sourcing quality hires is through job boards and social professional networks.