This infographic (from Hireology) shows the evolution of finding candidates.

Takeaways:

  • The first employee referral program took place in 49BC.
  • Before World War II, there were 12 million women in the workforce, after there were 18 million.
  • The number 1 source of hires in 2012 was the internet.

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Laurence Hebberd

Laurence Hebberd is Community Manager for Link Humans in London. He also runs the Link Humans Twitter feed - @LinkHumans.