Diversified Search: Impact of Technology on Executive Search

In a recent article Diversified Search discussed the impact of technology on the executive search process. Platforms such as Skype, FaceTime, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter have drastically changed the process of interviewing and assessing candidates.

  • FaceTime and Skype. These platforms make it easier to get an impression of a candidate without the considerable expense of travel and time.
  • LinkedIn. LinkedIn allows search firms and clients the ability to easily target and connect with potential candidates.
  • Social Media. Employers can use social media to review posts, blogs and tweets to determine if a candidate has a digital footprint outside of what is posted on their LinkedIn profile.

While technology has provided different ways to measure candidates, Diversified Search still believes executive search firms are needed to assess candidates.

The full article is posted on Diversified Search’s website. Read the full article.


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