The recruitment and talent acquisition landscape has shifted drastically since Red Executive launched in 2009. Back then, internal recruiters in the Digital Technology space were virtually non-existent. The identification and engagement of new talent belonged to HR. If HR was lucky, it might get some limited external assistance from specialist agencies. Not for the first time, Google and Facebook shifted the paradigm. The benefits of having an internal acquisition team representing the business on the open talent market quickly became apparent. In Work Rules, Google’s SVP of People Operations Laszlo Bock wrote of the need for new candidates to understand the culture and values of the business, as well as the

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The recruitment and talent acquisition landscape has shifted drastically since Red Executive launched in 2009. Back then, internal recruiters in the Digital Technology space were virtually non-existent. The identification and engagement of new talent belonged to HR. If HR was lucky, it might get some limited external assistance from specialist agencies. Not for the first time, Google and Facebook shifted the paradigm. The benefits of having an internal acquisition team representing the business on the open talent market quickly became apparent. In Work Rules, Google’s SVP of People Operations Laszlo Bock wrote of the need for new candidates to understand the culture and values of the business, as well as the

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