The Futurestep division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today has shared its 2017 predictions for talent acquisition. Based on insights from recruitment experts from around the world, the list reflects trends that have emerged during the past 12 months as well as those predicted to dominate during the coming year.
According to Futurestep CEO Byrne Mulrooney, there is a common theme that ties together the trends, and that’s the ubiquitous presence of technology in the talent world.This has forever changed the way talent acquisition experts do their jobs, and what candidates have come to expect.“It doesn’t matter what industry our clients are in – everything from manufacturing to professional services and retail – every company can now be classified as a technology company,” said Mulrooney.
“This has forever changed the way talent acquisition experts do their jobs, and what candidates have come to expect.”
Following are the 2017 Trends Predictions:
Rise of the Gig Economy, or “Me Inc
Programming the Robot
The Changing Roles of the Vital Many
Pack your Bags: The Vagabond HQ – and Employee
Trusted Advisor: How Big Data is Changing the Role of the Recruiter
One Platform = True Intelligence
Seeing into the Future: Data that Matters Long After Hire
Big Data, Big Brother: Keeping Information SafeCulture is the Key to Retaining Employees and Enhancing Business Performance
Swipe Left/Swipe Right: Social Media and Recruiting
Embrace Diversity to Plug Skills Gap