Pundits have been forecasting the end of agency recruitment for many years (since LinkedIn launched to be precise) due to the increased up-take of internal recruitment staff coupled with the dying value in traditional recruitment practices such as Job Ads.
Many companies and recruiters will soon die out and close their doors at a faster rate than ever before but not because of industry demand. In fact recruitment has a bright future… but only for those willing to evolve.
Recruitment agencies have to become more and more innovative in their search, attraction, brand identity and credibility within niche markets.
What is the difference between the modern recruitment agency and a results driven digital / social marketing agency?…. not a lot! Here are our favourite articles on the future of Recruitment agencies: