The first day-night Test match in England provided apt background entertainment for my evenings last week. Whilst filtering through job boards, scrolling through LinkedIn, the occasional Facebook video, and composing the odd e-mail, I had the appealing option to watch an exciting game of cricket, in which England were the victors inside 4 days. Many blog & social media posts surrounding recruitment recently, have been directed towards whether or not, recruitment is changing, and if so, how and why.
The way in which it is (or isn’t) changing is a question for another blog post. There are however, fundamentals that I have found to be particularly successful in my recruitment career so far. All of which can be applied to the sport of cricket, and how this has been so successful through the ages:
Although there are many cases and blogs suggesting the recruitment world is changing, there are processes that, if stuck to, will still result in a successful career. But at the same time, like cricket, one should never be afraid to test the waters with something new. Because we may be seeing the dawn of a new era of cricket for the better, could we also be seeing the dawn of a new era for recruitment?