The traditional resume is dead. It’s a terrible representation of someone's actual qualifications and skills, and the reality is that they aren’t updated regularly. Today's recruiters aren’t just combing through stacks of paper—instead, they are using social media, which is much faster and much more efficient than any other method. Related: The Future Of The Resume What this means is that social recruiting is the new norm. Instead of relying on old-guard application processes that are just as tedious as they are time-consuming, hiring managers are actively using readily accessible social recruiting tools to find qualified candidates and best talent.