Beyond The Resume: Digital Technologies Change The Game In Candidate Recruiting
Resume-Based Recruiting: Only One Component Of Your Strategy
March 20, 2015
Why Read This Report
AD&D leaders face a major challenge in evaluating candidates for open positions. The typical resume holds less weight as technology like big data, machine learning, and algorithms allows organizations to assess a candidate's digital assets and build a more rounded picture. Technology already allows hiring managers to determine if a candidate is a good cultural fit for the company or has the characteristics of the company's best performers. These capabilities will continue to grow and expand as individuals' online presence grows and the technology makes more accurate matches. Does this mean the death of the resume? What about face-to-face interviews? This report explores the changing role of the resume, especially for software engineers and other highly technical positions. It also highlights the critical importance of other characteristics beyond a candidate's intelligence and job skills.
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Table of Contents
- The Resume Is No Longer A Candidate's Only Ticket To A Job
- Recruiting Is Changing From An Art To A Workforce Science
- Re-Evaluate Your Recruiting Approach In Light Of New Technologies
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