Posted in Industry Trends

Job recruitment is a vital aspect of building a successful team for any company. In recent years, there have been numerous changes in hiring practices. Below, we’ll take a look at some statistics from 2022 and discuss how this can help shape your job recruitment strategy in the coming year.
What Potential Candidates are Looking For

– About 9 out of 10 employers are struggling to fill jobs, with 29% of employers agreeing that the skills gap has increased each year.

This means that you as an employer will need to find ways to attract top talent from a limited pool of candidates.

– 44% of US employees looked for new roles in 2022. Almost a quarter of employees are looking for better career progression, while 21% are prioritizing better compensation and benefits.

– 79% of American employees say they want more support for their financial and emotional health needs.

Some of the benefits that appeal most to employees include medical coverage, paid time off, performance bonuses, and paid sick days.
What Employers Can Do

Ads featuring salaries received more than double the clicks than ads without. Social media recruiting is also on the rise, with 86% of job seekers looking for new jobs on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

This is great info for employers to use when writing a job opening ad and deciding where to publish it. It may be beneficial for you to make sure the job’s salary is clearly included in the ad. And be sure to put the word out about the position you are hiring for on social media platforms.

It is also important to keep in mind that 60% of job seekers give up on applications because of complexity. Therefore, to attract top talent, it’s important to keep application processes as simple and straightforward as possible.

Long interview processes and confusing application requirements can end up turning away the people you want to work for you. Remember that an interview process is not only about finding the talent you want, but also a way for potential new hires to determine if your company and the job position is appealing to them.

Overall, the recruitment market is constantly evolving and it’s important to stay updated on the latest statistics in order to shape your recruitment strategy and attract top talent. Strong brands, appealing perks, and easy application processes are key factors in attracting qualified applicants.