“shallow focus photography of red and white for hire signage” by Clem Onojeghuo on Unsplash

It’s 2018. If you’re a hiring manager and you’re still relying on a recruiter to send you candiates, you’re already obsolete.

Up until about five years ago, it made sense to let a recruiter weed through piles of generic applications and send you what they thought were the most appealing resumes. But that model is dead.