2018 Recruiter Survey Results

2018 Recruiter Survey Results

Now that 2018 is here, I wonder how employers in hiring land will fare when it comes to finding the talent they need. Surely they are already experiencing less applications as the job market gets squeezed from all ends and talent becomes even scarcer. I think this year we will see a number of things happen. The most obvious being that WAGES will have to RISE. It’s a matter of supply and demand. There isn’t enough talent (especially lower end jobs) out there to fill what’s open. We are already seeing announcements from major companies like Target which are upping their minimum wage to $15/hr. More companies will follow suit in 2018. Either that or we’ll all be talking to more automated kiosks to place our lunch orders. Second, employers will need to spend more on recruitment advertising in order to fill their open requisitions. To do that, they will need to get BETTER at recruitment marketing although that is a tall task for many HR departments who aren’t trained in this discipline. If