Global Recruitment Software Market Poised for Remarkable Growth, Set to Reach $3.0 Billion by 2028

Dublin, Sept. 26, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Recruitment Software Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2023-2028" report has been added to's offering.

The global recruitment software market, which reached a size of US$ 2.1 billion in 2022, is on a trajectory to expand significantly. The report forecasts that the market will surge to US$ 3.0 billion by 2028, registering a robust Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6.3% during the period from 2023 to 2028.

Recruitment Software: Transforming Talent Acquisition

Recruitment software is a specialized technology tool or platform designed to streamline and automate various aspects of the hiring process. It plays a crucial role in enabling organizations to manage their recruitment efforts more efficiently and effectively. The software encompasses a wide range of features, including applicant tracking, resume parsing, job posting, candidate sourcing, interview scheduling, and analytics/reporting capabilities.

It centralizes candidate data, tracks applicants throughout the hiring pipeline, screens resumes, facilitates communication with candidates, and supports data-driven hiring decisions. By optimizing recruitment workflows, reducing manual tasks, enhancing collaboration among hiring teams, and improving overall recruitment outcomes, this software has become an indispensable tool in modern talent acquisition strategies.

Driving Forces Behind Market Growth

Several key drivers and trends are propelling the growth of the recruitment software market:

  1. Streamlined Recruitment Processes: The increasing need for organizations to streamline their recruitment processes and efficiently attract top talent is a primary driver of market growth. Advanced features such as automated applicant tracking, resume parsing, and candidate relationship management enable companies to manage large volumes of applications and identify qualified candidates more effectively.
  2. Digital Transformation in HR: The digital transformation of HR practices has become a top priority for organizations across industries. Recruitment software plays a vital role in this transformation by providing solutions that streamline and automate the hiring process. With online job postings, automated resume screening, and digital collaboration features, these tools optimize HR hiring strategies.
  3. Integration of AI and ML: The integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) technologies within recruitment software has revolutionized candidate screening and selection processes. AI-powered tools quickly and accurately screen resumes, identify relevant skills and experience, and match candidates to job requirements. ML algorithms predict candidate success, assist recruiters in making informed hiring decisions, and reduce recruitment bias.

Key Market Segments

The report provides comprehensive insights into key market segments:

Deployment Model:

  • On-premises
  • SaaS-Based


  • Software (Contact Management, Resume Management, Mobile Recruitment, Reporting and Analytics, Workflow Management, Others)
  • Services (Professional, Managed)

Enterprise Size:

  • Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
  • Large Enterprises


  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • BFSI (Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance)
  • Education
  • Others


  • North America
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa

Competitive Landscape

The market is experiencing lower-than-anticipated demand compared to pre-pandemic levels. However, it is poised for growth with rising incorporation of advanced features, including applicant tracking systems, AI-powered automation, interview scheduling, video interviewing, and analytics/reporting capabilities.

Key players continue to invest in enhancing user experience with intuitive interfaces, mobile accessibility, customizable workflows, and seamless integration with other HR systems. The market is expected to see new entrants, portfolio consolidation, and increased collaborations driving healthy competition.

The report offers a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape, including profiles of major companies such as:

Accenture Plc ADP LLC Ceridian HCM Inc. Cognizant Technology Solutions Cornerstone OnDemand iCIMS Kenexa Corporation (IBM) Oracle PeopleAdmin SAP SumTotal Systems Inc. Zoho Corporation

Recent Developments:

  • In June 2023, Accenture Plc announced the acquisition of Anser Advisory, enhancing its ability to manage large, long-term infrastructure projects more predictably and efficiently.
  • In January 2023, ADP LLC acquired Securax Tech Solutions (India) Private Limited to expand its presence in India and tap into the country's technology sector.
  • In February 2020, iCIMS, Inc. joined Ceridian's Dayforce Software Partner Program (DSPP) to offer a seamless integration between Ceridian's human capital management platform and iCIMS' talent acquisition platform.

Key Questions Addressed

The report answers critical questions regarding the global recruitment software market:

  1. Market Size: What is the current size of the global recruitment software market?
  2. Growth Rate: What is the projected growth rate during 2023-2028?
  3. Key Drivers: What factors are driving the global recruitment software market?
  4. Impact of COVID-19: How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected the market?
  5. Market Segmentation: What is the market segmentation based on deployment model, component, enterprise size, vertical, and region?
  6. Regional Insights: Which regions play a pivotal role in the global recruitment software market?
  7. Key Players: Who are the key players and companies operating in the market?

Key Attributes:

Report AttributeDetails
No. of Pages143
Forecast Period2022 - 2028
Estimated Market Value (USD) in 2022$2.1 Billion
Forecasted Market Value (USD) by 2028$3 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate6.1%
Regions CoveredGlobal

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