Next Year’s Recruiting Headlines, Trends, and Next Practices


IPS is always striving to be the best of the best. Keeping up with latest recruiting trends and knowing which practices work best is important in todays fast-moving business world. This article brings up some great points about things to look forward to and take into consideration as we ring in the New Year.

by Dr. John Sullivan Nov 5, 2012

If you are going to be strategic, you must be forward looking. Obviously forward-looking people stay aware of current trends. I’ve written extensively on recruiting trends, but the definition of “a trend” means that a significant group of firms have already implemented the practice. And that means that if you merely identify and copy current trends, by the time your firm implements them, you will have fallen behind the benchmark firms that would have continued to develop new
approaches. If you are tired of simply playing catch-up and you want to “get ahead” of your talent competition, you need to move beyond current trends and instead identify “next year’s” upcoming practices long before they gain wide acceptance.

If you want to prepare for what’s next on the horizon, here is my list of “next year’s recruiting headlines” or “next practices” that will soon be adopted by leading edge firms. Don’t be surprised if you’re not familiar with some of these “next practices” because they are seldom written about and they are even less frequently implemented.

Read the entire article here…

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