Archive for April, 2012

A belated April Fool?

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

I know that if everyone did the same thing or similar things in the same way life would be very dull indeed. Call me a Luddite, but I do believe there are some things that can only be done in certain ways, often demanding a personal touch or time investment. I was amazed to read about a piece of software which will enable recruitment agencies to promote candidates and fill vacancies via its online platform.

The website also provides a central point for recruiters to purchase and upload their own video CVs to promote both vacancies and candidates online. Apparently, it has been developed because even the best written CV can lack personality, and the video technology allows recruitment consultants to really get a feel for the person, including both their skills and their ability to communicate. The developers want to make life easier for recruiters so that filing through paper CVs will soon be a thing of the past.