What can explain the candidate shortage?

Why has the candidate pool been shortened?

  • The job market had branched to various different industries since the COVID lockdowns
  • Many EU members have returned to their home countries, reducing he number of workers significantly
  • Applicants for Universal Credit were using UC more for the financial benefits than for job searching purposes
  • In 2020, job satisfaction increased by 56.9% due to benefits becoming the most crucial job reward

How can this be fixed?

  • Look in different industries
  • Enhance your values. Highlight your strengths
  • Honesty is key

What are the best strategies to approach?

  • Treat candidates like customers
  • Look for passive candidates
  • Boast your benefits
  • Improve brand and presence
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