Innovation in Recruitment

How will the world of recruitment change in the face of big data, artificial intelligence and automation? Head of Innovation of Robert Walters Group, Faye Walshe, provided her insights into how recruitment is evolving in this digital era at the “Innovation in Recruitment” breakfast event organised by Robert Walters Indonesia. 

Speaking to C-level executives and HR practitioners who have been partnering with Robert Walters Indonesia, Faye covered the major recruitment trends in the past two decades, the challenges HR and recruitment is facing in this digital era, and the latest innovations in recruitment and HR solutions. 

Faye also revealed some observations from the Robert Walters Group Innovation Team’s own trials and tests, giving participants a look into some of the emerging HR and recruitment tools without having to carry out their own testing. 

“At Robert Walters, our clear innovation strategy is to test and trial emerging new technologies and harness their potential to increase our productivity,” said Faye. “At the same time, we also want to share what we learn with our clients, allowing them to leverage our efforts to lead the way in recruitment today and for the future.” 

 “While some say that recruiters will soon be replaced by artificial intelligence (AI) and other emerging technologies, I believe otherwise,” shares Eric Mary, country manager of Robert Walters Indonesia. “At Robert Walters, we believe in embracing technology to streamline the recruitment process, enabling our consultants to focus on creating human connections and helping companies and jobseekers find the ideal fit.” 

The Robert Walters Group Innovation Team 

Our Innovation team is dedicated to researching new ideas to enhance our service to our clients. We monitor consumer trends which shape our recruitment and HR landscape, seek out disruptive recruitment technology for trial and challenge our existing processes and service offerings to create truly innovative recruitment solutions. 

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