Recruitment classified marketplace: Tech giants eye up LinkedIn’s and Indeed’s jobs’ leadership

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Recruitment classified marketplace: Tech giants eye up LinkedIn’s and Indeed’s jobs’ leadership

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Recruitment classified marketplace: Tech giants eye up LinkedIn’s and Indeed’s jobs’ leadership
  • A strong UK labour market, with record low unemployment but historically high vacancies, has supported growth in the recruitment industry, though trends may be peaking as we reach unknown territory. These trends play out in the recruitment market before they become apparent in the labour market
  • Despite the fragmentation of the online recruitment listings marketplace, Indeed is well-placed to dominate this space due to its increased scale and aggressive investment strategy
  • Both Google and Facebook have announced their intention to move into the recruitment listings sphere, which may have consequences not only for classified expenditure but further up the value chain with the agency model. However, both giants have attempted to move into online classifieds before, with little demonstrable success