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A lot of things have changed about how we do our jobs in 2020. The same holds true for recruiting professionals and hiring managers. COVID-19 forced companies to massively change the way they approach talent management. This has had a trickle-down effect on the recruiting process as a whole. How we recruit, the tools we use, strategies, and how we assess talent all changed. The things candidates value in a role changed. All of this has shed some light on the top skills recruiters need to be successful in 2021 and beyond.
Samantha McLaren from the LinkedIn Talent Blog identified some key insights from LinkedIn about the top tips recruiters need in 2021.
“The Future of Recruiting report” explored the fastest-growing skills for recruiters, based on the increased share of global recruiting professionals who listed these skills on their LinkedIn profiles in 2020, compared to 2019,” says McLaren.
Here are the top 5 skills:
There is always room for improvement. 2021 is shaping up to be another unique and challenging year. Adding these skills to your repertoire will help you be a more effective recruiting professional.
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Brandon is Senior Director, Client Services with IQ PARTNERS, focusing on recruiting top talent within the Financial Services and Insurance, Startups, and Emerging Technology industries.