Let’s get real. Candidates are not an online commodity. Some people would have you believe they are. LinkedIn for one. Freelancer.com and their ilk too. Oh yes, you can identify talent via digital. But actually recruiting someone you have ‘found’ is a whole different matter. It’s a romance. A seduction. And that is where the magic happens. Technology will never replace recruitment.
— Read on gregsavage.com.au/2014/06/03/candidates-are-not-an-online-commodity/
So much truth in this article it’s not even funny!!!