The pandemic prompted massive layoffs that sent millions of people back into the job market. In just under a month, U.S. unemployment claims reached 26 million, effectively erasing all job gains since the 2008 Great Recession and likely signaling the start of a new historic recession.
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However, despite the pandemic and massive layoffs, a majority of companies are starting to look for new talent and are in need of creative recruiting strategies to target top candidates in today’s job market.
The Candidate Shift
The candidate-driven labor market has flipped from