This year’s economy has continued to be a job-seeker’s market, with nearly 48 million people quitting a job last year and 76 million taking a new one. Although the labor market currently has 11 million openings, according to recent Labor Statistics data, candidates now have the upper hand with roughly 2 open jobs for every 1 candidate looking. The economic and candidate behavioral changes over the last years has forced recruiters to become more creative in attracting talent.
Here are some interesting trends I’m seeing in the market.
Running Pay-scales “Catch me if you can”