As recruiters try to overcome a labor shortage while attracting new applicants, it may be time to understand what job seekers today want. The global pandemic has changed many things, including job seeker expectations. With more interest in remote work and compensations beyond pay grade, it’s important to reevaluate your strategy. Right now, job seekers want more, so it’s important to follow current recruitment trends and adapt strategies for the future.
Accessibility and Flexibility
Abrupt changes from in-person offices to remote work has made job seekers realize they want more flexibility in their work/life balance. If it was so simple to make changes for the pandemic, why should it be difficult to continue moving forward with accessible work options?
Certain demographics of job seekers are more interested in flexible work, particularly women. Make sure you establish equity and inclusion as a priority. In other words, the more accessibility you offer to job seekers, the more interested they’ll be. Hybrid flexibility is a huge advantage when posting jobs to different recruiting platforms.
Healthy Work Environments
To avoid high attrition rates, employers should focus on the well-being of their team members. Many people are beginning to feel unappreciated and underpaid for their