November 2016: Anticipate the changes in your talent pool
As you prepare your 2017 budgets, remind yourself of how fast the world changes: 10 years ago MySpace had double the traffic of LinkedIn. 3 years ago no one had heard of SnapChat. 15 months ago Donald J. Trump announced he was running for the presidency (to amused onlookers)… What I’m trying to illustrate is that change happens fast. To survive, recruiters need to anticipate the rapid changes in their talent pool.
Do you have a strategy to reach out to candidates via messaging apps? Have you adapted your career site to accommodate for shorter attention spans?
In this newsletter, I explain how Facebook could take over the social hiring space in just 2 years. I also announce an essential new software feature in Talkpush: the Unified Inbox, a single inbox to receive all your candidates SMS, email and Facebook messages.
We hope to accompany you through these changes, and many more to come. Happy hiring!