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Jamie Peil

Jamie Peil is employed by Allegis Group Services and works on-site at E*TRADE Financial as head of corporate and technology recruiting. With 18 years in the recruiting industry, he has experience on the agency side, retained executive search, and corporate recruiting. He is a Recruiting 2.0 practitioner who is never satisfied with existing solutions to everyday recruiting problems. You can follow him on Twitter @VisualRecruiter

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The Case for Visual Job Descriptions

by Mar 13, 2013, 5:59 am ET

talent engagementOver the past five to seven years, the recruitment industry has faced great disruption due to the advent of social media recruiting and a proliferation of new software tools. These changes have been driven by demographic, economic, technology, and media trends. U.S. corporations alone spent $140 billion trying to find candidates to fill their jobs, according to a recent article in Forbes. With so much at stake, companies are increasingly seeking out new and improved solutions to a myriad of problems.

The new solutions address different stages of the recruiting life cycle. Whether it is social sourcing, candidate relationship management, or video interviewing, the common thread binding them together is engagement — the desire to find better ways to engage top talent.

However, one aspect of the recruiting process has not changed at all … the humble job description. keep reading…