Social media and hiring decisions

The challenge for in-house teams is to identify the tools that will pinpoint the right talent

As anyone who has stood in a queue all night for the latest smartphone will tell you, catching up with technology isn't easy. But with many HR departments assuming more responsibility for resourcing, it is essential to get a grip of the numerous recruiting channels, tools and technologies that have sprung up in recent years. While areas such as social and mobile recruiting are still subject to significant hype, they are increasing in importance. There is already an overabundance of social recruiting tools to find people hastily - so that is not the problem, but the issue is how to ...