Good overview by Bill Boorman!
There’s a new world of work coming. There’s no doubt that work is moving to the contingent model, with people bringing in skills for the short-term, completing projects and moving on. Jobs have changed, and so have their requirments. The skills an employer needs now, they won’t need in the future. The shift to the knowledge sector has created a recruiting problem. New types of work are creating new functions in organisations. When sourcing in the past, recruiters looked searched for job titles, and people who had done similar jobs for competitor companies, using number of years in the role as a differentiator between one candidate and another.
Here is the problem. Many of the roles being recruited for now didnt exist even 18 months ago. The shift to the knowledge economy has changed that, and outside of the knowledge sector, it’s been a jobless recovery. Even the jobs that have remained have…
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