Twittering threat to job agencies

The social networking phenomenon is driving unprecedented changes in mainstream recruitment, writes Dermot Corrigan

29th August, 2009

The use of social network ing websites by professionals is driving fund a mental changes in the Irish recruitment industry, according to Declan Fitzgerald, global sourcing manager with Microsoft.

‘‘The Irish recruitment industry is in a state of huge change at the moment, and social media and the internet are driving a lot of this change,” said Fitzgerald.

‘‘We are seeing the arrival of the ‘internet recruiter’ who knows how to deploy...

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