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In part 1 of our roundtable wrap up of the final discussion of 2022, we covered the three job markets that our guest Brian Fink predicted will be the biggest market areas that all recruitment pundits eyes will be on. But, while talking about these markets we discussed that the biggest area of focus for recruiters is going to remain squarely on candidate experience. Combining Brian’s insights with some of our own, the following is the rest of our deep dive into what’s about to come as we walk into 2023.
Check out the full replay of our roundtable here.
Candidate expectations will continue to rise, regardless of the broader economic trends.
Candidates are unreasonable people. Not because they are actually unreasonable, but because they are not professional candidates. Few understand the challenges on the other side as recruiters. And none understand that there are times that hundreds of candidates, many unqualified, have replied (applied) to the same job req, even while they are applying to hundreds of roles. What they are sure of is that the process is clunky, communication spotty and the AI is definitely screening them out.
Whether they are right, wrong, or somewhere in between,