Internet recruiting: the revolution goes mainstream

By Victor Hayes
|CHRR, Guide to Recruitment & Staffing|Last Updated: 06/17/2002

To reach her 10th-floor office in downtown Toronto, Kim Peters must pass through the tail end of a work site, bypassing the main doors to the building which are still under construction.

The scaffolding and plywood boarding remain invisible, of course, to the half-a-million visitors whom Peters, the president of workopolis.com, welcomes electronically every month. The fact that her physical world is still under construction is a tangible metaphor for the entire world of recruiting, which is still being built around her. Though the arrival of the Internet is within very short memory for recruiters, it is rapidly rewriting the rules.

ARRIVAL OF THE INTERNET