If you still think social media is a fad in recruitment, here are some predictions to ponder:I couldn't agree more. Companies are getting into the same online space as job seekers. Therefore, these predictions are simply common sense projections. So, if you are hesitant about social media, it is time to get over your hesitations, build or clean up your online image, and get with the times before they leave you behind.
- Resumes will become obsolete. Your resume will be your “personal brand,” accessed online through sites like LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube (Video Resumes).
- Everyone around the globe will have a Facebook profile – and instead of Googling a good restaurant or hotel, you’ll just ask your Facebook network.
- Metrics will become obsolete – because you will source your own social networks for candidates.
Sunday, June 26, 2011
Social Media Predictions For Recruiting
Matt Kaiser writes the following predictions in his article SHRM 11 Spotlight: Reinventing Recruiting: