Recruitment is a core function of human resource management. It is the first step of appointment. Recruitment refers to the overall process of attracting, selecting and appointing suitable candidates for jobs within an organization.
Recruitment can also refer to processes involved in choosing individuals for unpaid positions, such as voluntary roles or unpaid trainee roles. Managers, human resource generalists and recruitment specialists may be tasked with carrying out recruitment the recruiter may fill permanent positions or temporary, project-based jobs.
These recruiters will seek job candidates based on their skills, such as programming skills or technical expertise. Information technology recruiters work to fill both permanent and contract jobs. They may specialize in one type of position or type of candidate. Most have acquired the technical expertise and knowledge to better enable them to recruit candidates for jobs that require information technology skills.
Information technology recruiters hire a wide variety of jobs. Some job areas include technology deployment, IT asset management; cloud computing, security systems, network design and integration, network maintenance, end-user services, communications technology and applications for business analysis, reporting and data science