eRecruitment Developments

Barber L | HR Network Paper MP63 | Institute for Employment Studies | Mar 2006

The Internet has caused the largest change to the recruitment landscape in the past decade acting as a conduit between employer and jobseekers. Technology has enabled corporate websites, suppliers and jobseekers to become more sophisticated, interactive and to connect globally 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

This briefing paper for IES members weaves together a summary of what IES knows about e-recruitment (or online recruitment, Internet recruitment, web-based recruiting) based upon its own research together with collection of key literature and other published research.