There are may schools of thought around the next big thing in recruitment. Some thing Big Data and others are focused on Artificial Intelligence or Virtual Reality tools. In time all these may play a part in helping hire better talent.  However, one thing that is 100% certain is that if the basics are not correct all the hype of the new digital enablers will be a waste of time and money and not bring in more great talent.  This article from Forbes lays out some simple questions around the core thinking behind improving your recruitment and having an open mind as you look at these for your organisation would be no bad thing whilst you park your 2020 strategy for a few minutes.