Recruiting, a career path that used to favor people with winning smiles, salesmanship and lots of hustle, now favors a whole new set of skills based on design and automation.
The no-code revolution transformed recruiters from “people people,” to experienced designers of the candidate experience. The skills that top recruiters need today are not the same as they were 5 years ago or even 12 months ago. Of course, being empathetic and warm is still very important when it comes to interviewing candidates, but that typically happens when 90%+ of candidates have already been sourced, engaged with, educated on the company and pre-screened for a position. In other words, interviewing is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to recruiting today.
Talent Acquisition has transformed rapidly, notably in high volume recruitment (e.g. hourly workers, blue collar workers, graduate hires, field teams, etc.) , leveraging automation and social media to engage with 10x to 100x the talent pool that recruiters use to manage. Beyond upping the sourcing on social platforms, the best employers rethought the candidate journey by validating job suitability at the very front of the funnel to minimize the volume of in-person live interviewing that needs