Competitive forces are causing consolidation in the e-recruitment software market. The emergence of talent acquisition suites and talent management suites puts pressure on niche vendors.
Although definitions for e-recruitment vary by user, a well-balanced system should feature functionality in five basic areas.
The e-recruitment market is crowded. No true leader has emerged, but several vendors stand out as potential leaders. Consolidation will continue as e-recruitment becomes part of a broader talent management suite market.
E-recruitment software vendors use a variety of partners to provide customers with a "whole product." Therefore, it is important to assess the integration capabilities of partner solutions.