Hiring down, spending on hiring software up

Some firms hope to realize cost savings through new software
By David Brown
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/11/2003


espite a flat labour market and difficult economic conditions, many companies continue to invest in technology to improve hiring processes, according to a new study by IT market analysts, Aberdeen Group.

Surprisingly, recruitment software vendors said the past year was a good one, said Katherine Jones, managing director with Aberdeen Group’s enterprise business applications practice.