We’re all seeing green shoots of recovery. All sectors, all industries, are hiring. Reed has seen an additional 248,000 job ads on its platform in May 2021. Every other post on LinkedIn delightfully exclaims “we’re hiring!”. Recruitment agencies excitedly signpost the 60+ new vacancies they’re handling. In normal times, this would be superb news. But there’s a twist – there aren’t enough applicants. Or at least, not enough good applicants.
This blog explains why and what you can do to gain an unfair advantage in the new normal.