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Munich (ots) - LinkedIn publishes report on current and future developments in recruiting / demand for recruiters in Germany more than twice as high as in 2016

In times of a shortage of skilled workers, recruiting is becoming an increasingly important task. The number of recruiters is increasing accordingly: German companies have grown by 137 percent since 2016. At the same time, the requirements for the role change. New skillsets, new metrics and new technologies are becoming increasingly important. These are some key insights * from LinkedIn's new Future of Recruiting Report.

"It is becoming more and more difficult for companies to find the right staff. That is why the need for recruiters is higher than ever today. In addition, digitalization, automation and artificial intelligence are changing everyday work. In the talent market that is often empty for certain positions, intelligent tools help to open up new opportunities and to work in a more results-oriented manner. Our report is intended to help HR managers better understand which trends and developments are emerging, "comments Barbara Wittmann, Senior Director Talent Solutions at LinkedIn DACH.

Main results of the report

- The need for recruiting specialists is higher than ever.
The demand for appropriate professionals is in German
Companies increased by 137 percent since 2016.

- The career paths of recruiters are changing. More than one
Thirds of the "Heads of Recruitment" originally come from
other areas of the company.

- The recruiting process needs more technology. solutions
must be more suitable for identification and addressing
Help candidates, analyze soft skills, talent pools
evaluate or interview interviews via video conference

- KPIs are becoming more result-oriented. Three qualitative metrics
are currently gaining in importance:

o Quality of Hire: 48 percent of companies take this into account
Metric already. 88 percent say they will be in the next
five years will come in handy.
o Candidate Experience Rating: 73 percent of all companies
dispense with this metric. However, 70 percent say they do
will be useful within five years.
o Diversity of candidates: only one out of three companies recorded
this metric currently, but 56 percent believe it
will prove useful over the next five years.

- Recruiters have to master new skills. Roles to whose
Task profile "Talent Analytics" counts, have been at 111 since 2014
Percent grown. Recruiting professionals now also feature
three times more likely to have good communication skills than in 2015.
The number of those who have knowledge of
Area of ​​data analysis.

The report is available for download here:

* Methodology

Between June 13th and July 8th, LinkedIn surveyed 2,848 recruiting professionals who say they work in the area of ​​HR / recruiting with a focus on recruiting or are employed in recruiting agencies. The survey is carried out by email in English in more than 80 countries. In addition, insights for the report were generated from billions of data points from more than 660 million LinkedIn members in over 200 countries. All data reflect the overall activity of LinkedIn members
from August 2019. The complete methodology can be found at the end of the report.

Via LinkedIn

With over 660 million members worldwide and over 13 million members in German-speaking countries, LinkedIn is the largest digital network for professional exchange, information, inspiration, further development and jobs. We network working people and help them to be successful and satisfied at work. In the LinkedIn Community, our members share their contributions in a professional manner and support one another. Membership is included
for them to a large extent free of charge.

In Germany we now employ more than 120 people across our Munich and Berlin locations. We offer our customers in the fields of recruitment, marketing, sales and learning extensive opportunities to reach employees and potential employees as well as other business target groups, to inspire them and to develop them.

With the LinkedIn Economic Graph, we are drawing the first digital representation of the global job market. Based on data, we visualize current trends in real time and invite representatives from politics, business and NGOs to discuss how we as a society can react to the changes of our time.

Inquiries & contact:

LinkedIn Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Julia Christoph
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @LinkedInDACH / Facebook: LinkedIn DACH

Steffen Wist
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @LinkedInDACH / Facebook: LinkedIn DACH

Hotwire Public Relations Germany GmbH
Michaela March
Tel .: +49 89 21 09 32 78
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