2024 Recruiting Trends, By Paul Adkins

27.11.23 01:06 PM By Owen

The Future of Recruiting Trends 

By Paul Adkins

Director, talentorder


 As we continue to move forward into the future, the landscape of recruiting trends is constantly shifting and evolving, especially in the fields of cyber security, risk, and consulting I operate across.

As technology evolves at a rapid pace, businesses are looking for ways to stay on top of the latest trends and maintain a competitive edge. However, it can be difficult to navigate the ever-changing recruitment landscape, which is why it's more important than ever to stay informed and up-to-date with the latest trends. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at the key recruiting trends to watch out for in the years to come, and what they could mean for your business as you look to attract, recruit and retain talent in the fields of cyber security, risk, and consulting.

One of the key trends that we can expect to see in the coming years is the increasing importance of  more specialist recruiters who focus specifically on areas such as cyber security, corporate governance, and business consulting. Recruitment specialists with in-depth knowledge and experience in these areas will be better equipped to identify, engage, and attract talent that is a good fit for certain industries or roles. 

Recruitment specialists across Cyber Security, Corporate Governance and Business Consulting will play a crucial role in identifying top talent, particularly as the demand for skilled workers increases.

Another important trend to watch out for is the use of international networks to help companies identify, attract, and retain top talent. Having access to an international network can enable recruiters to identify and attract specialist talent, regardless of location. With the rise of distributed teams and remote work, it will be increasingly important to have a strategy in place to recruit talent from across the globe. Recruitment specialists who have experience working across cultures and borders will be in high demand as companies look to expand their talent pools and hire from a wider range of backgrounds.

Adopting new technologies such as AI and automation will also be an important trend (I have seen the benefits in AI supporting me so I can focus more on what I am good at) to watch out for in the years to come.  Recruiting strategies will be key areas for recruitment specialists to focus on in the future. With AI and automation becoming increasingly sophisticated, companies will be able to streamline their hiring processes and identify top talent more efficiently than ever before. As a result, recruitment specialists such as me, will need to adapt to these new technologies and develop new strategies to stay ahead of the curve. I have personally with my fellow direct invested heavily in AI and additional tools, so we can focus more on the human aspect.

However, while there is potential for growth in the future of recruiting trends, there are also some challenges that companies and recruitment specialists will face along the way. For example, there may be a shortage of skilled talent available in certain areas, making it difficult to find and attract the right people. Additionally, there may be issues with diversity and inclusion, which could result in recruiting teams struggling to attract a wide range of candidates and create a diverse workplace culture. These challenges will require companies to take a proactive approach to recruitment, and to work closely with specialist recruiters who have experience working with diverse teams and finding hidden talent.

In conclusion, the world of recruiting is constantly evolving and shifting. To stay on top of the latest trends and find the right talent, companies will need to work closely with specialist recruiters who have experience and knowledge of these industries and technologies. By embracing new technologies, developing new strategies, and building international networks, companies can stay ahead of the curve and attract top talent to their teams.

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