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What does 2017 hold for job boards?

Nice article by Tess Taylor @HRKnows1

When Randstad announced its intended purchase of, one of the biggest job boards out there, a shudder went through the entire recruitment industry. Speculations ran rampant on Twitter. Since Monster and its ilk have provided a means to get in front of millions of job seekers at once, many were concerned about consolidation.

Then Microsoft swooped in to purchase LinkedIn, the largest professional social networking site, proving to be one of the bigger deals of the year.

Does this signal the end of job boards as we know them or is this just the next evolution of the way recruiters will handle talent acquisition?

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