Updated: Aug 26, 2019
The next decade in IT recruitment is predicted to be the most dynamic, challenging and revolutionary in the history of this business. If you're an IT recruiter, there's no better time to choose this job. The technology is evolving fast every day and there is a high demand for technical personnel worldwide.
The future of IT recruitment is linked to the future of technology and it is important that those working in the recruitment industry take note of it. Some of the computer-controlled devices and robots will exclude workers from repetitive activities, and the technical dynamics should help them improve their efficiency and effectiveness.
Technology should impact the market in the following sectors:
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Niche IT recruiters are becoming industry experts and continuously mastering their skills, so probably the next decade will still be dominated by them. The search for high qualified technology candidates is likely to determine exclusivity for some clients. The IT labour market is crowding out current jobs and new ones are quickly being created. The modern employee has more freedom of choice than before, remote work and home office are no longer an issue, diversity continues to dominate and the global impact will make processes more efficient.
Traditional recruitment techniques are reinvented, but with all these technical changes, the most important key remains for recruiters and hiring managers to show empathy to job seekers. Respect is a question of reciprocity and professionalism will increase the quality of the recruitment and selection process.
As a conclusion, the future of IT recruitment seems bright to me.