In the last few years, Brexit and Covid have created economic disruption in the United Kingdom. With labour shortages now affecting most industries, large and small businesses are struggling to find workers. Featuring data from Talent.com and the Office for National Statistics (ONS), this article gives an overview of the mid-2022 UK labour market. How tight is the job market compared to pre-pandemic times? Which industries are currently most in need of workers? How did we get here, and how can recruiters thrive in a candidate-driven landscape?