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Searching through the RolePoint archives, we stumbled upon 5 expert predictions on the future of recruitment made back in 1984. ...

Searching through the RolePoint archives, we stumbled upon 5 expert predictions on the future of recruitment made back in 1984.

Today we have compiled this list for you to see how close the experts came to correctly forecasting the current talent acquisition landscape.

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  • 1. Searching through the RolePoint archives, we stumbled upon 4 expert predictions on the future of recruitment made back in 1984… Today we have compiled this list for you to see how close the experts came to correctly forecasting the current talent acquisition landscape.
  • 2. IN THE YEAR 2014 THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS WILL BE ENTIRELY AUTOMATED BY ROBOTS. ! ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE WILL BE SOPHISTICATED ENOUGH TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT CANDIDATES WITHOUT THE NEED FOR HUMAN INPUT PREDICTION 1
  • 3. WELL ALMOST… We haven’t quite reached the stage of artificial intelligence our experts predicted, but the traditional recruiter is certainly evolving. ! Employee referral software such as RolePoint’s, uses sophisticated matching algorithms to accurately match potential candidate to your company’s job postings.
  • 4. RECRUITMENT WILL EVOLVE TO BE PLAYED LIKE VIDEO GAMES. ROBOTS WILL COMPETE FOR POINTS WHICH WILL BE AWARDED FOR THE BEST CANDIDATES. PREDICTION 2
  • 5. NEARLY CORRECT… There has certainly been a gamification of the recruitment process. Competition, collaboration and social recognition mechanisms are all being employed in recruitment strategies. ! ! Applying gaming concepts and methodology makes for a more effective and engaging recruitment practice.
  • 6. PREDICTION 3 HUMANS WILL BE WIRELESSLY CONNECTED THROUGH COMPUTER CHIP IMPLANTS. ! THESE CHIPS WILL CREATE ELECTRONIC NETWORKS OF COMMUNICATION THAT ALLOW US TO SHARE OUR IDEAS, THOUGHTS AND EMOTIONS WITH OTHERS AROUND US. !
  • 7. WELL NOT REALLY… We’re not quite cyber-people yet. However, the advent social media has allowed us to connect with others like never before. ! Your employees are connected to a potential talent pool via expansive social networks. These can be utilized by your organization to access great candidates for openings within your company.
  • 8. HUMAN INFORMATION, INCLUDING PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEMOGRAPHICS, WILL BE DIGITIZED AND STORED IN LARGE DATA WAREHOUSES ACROSS THE WORLD. ! THIS INFORMATION WILL BE ACCESSIBLE VIA A USENET CONNECTION ALLOWING DATA MANIPULATION AND CATALOGUE SEARCH. ! ! PREDICTION 4
  • 9. The collation, interrogation and interpretation of data is far from a new concept, but what has now brought the discussion to the fore is the vast volume of data being created every day. ! This data offers game-changing opportunities in operational process optimisation and reinvention, as well as in business analytics and intelligence. Those companies that can collect and use human capital data successfully will be able to hire the best talent in the most effective way. SORT OF…