There’s a book I’m reading right now called, “The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts.” To be honest, when I was just listening through it early on, my first reaction was that the book should have been called, “The Death of the Professions.”
Once upon a time, Monster was, well, a real monster in terms of online recruitment. That was about 15 years ago. So when Monster was recently acquired for $429 million by Randstad, an HR and recruitment specialist, it marked yet another significant shift we’re seeing in the online recruitment space.
Quite often, the recruiter’s job can feel like it’s all about rejection. You may go from a pile of 1000 resumes to something much more manageable, say 50 resumes, which that recruiter will actually read. However, in many instances, larger companies don’t have these luxuries at all.