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Since Apple introduced the iPhone in 2007, closely followed in 2008 by the first mobile device built around a revolutionary new operating system by the name of ‘Android’, the world has enjoyed the meteoric rise of the smartphone. It’s had a significant impact on the way we communicate with our friends, do business, learn new things and entertain ourselves – and now it’s the turn of recruitment to receive the ‘mobile’ treatment.
According to LinkedIn, 74% of active job seekers have used a mobile device to view a job opportunity. It’s clear that mobile recruitment services are being welcomed by global job seekers, but what other evidence is there that it’s here to stay? Meanwhile, how reactive have recruiters been so far, and what factors should they be considering in order to implement an effective mobile recruitment system?
In this whitepaper, we’ll take a look at these questions in further detail, using relevant statistics to provide additional context. There are also a number of recommendations throughout, with the aim of providing some practical advice to those who may be considering mobile recruitment for the first time.