Although the media is abuzz with news of layoffs and debates about whether we are in a recession, one thing is certain: There is a talent shortage, and it will likely persist as long as the job market remains tight.
For the fourth consecutive year, employers surveyed for iHire’s annual State of Online Recruiting Report said their most pressing hiring challenges revolved around attracting qualified candidates. In 2022, 68.0% of employers said they receive too few applicants, and 64.5% said the applicants they do receive are unqualified. Meanwhile, 82.0% believe the talent shortage will linger for the next 12 months. So how can you as an HR professional prepare?