Trends That Will Shape Recruitment in 2015

Come 2015, recruiting leaders globally will have higher budgets and even higher hiring volumes, with a strong need to focus on “quality of hire”. 

They will also need a much stronger focus on social networks, and will need to structure a strategy for passive candidate recruiting, which currently only 61% of global companies have.

These are the global trends highlighted in LinkedIn’s latest recruitment trends report, which gathered input from more than 4,000 recruiting leaders across 31 countries.

The findings outlined that for the first time in four years, 63% of leaders expect hiring volumes to rise, as well as 46% who anticipate an increase in hiring budgets.

It also found that a significant 38% expect to source talent from social professional networks – a number that has increased by 78% since 2013 – second only to internet job boards at 42%.