As far as recruiters are concerned, however, there’s evidence that the act of filling a job has gotten a bit harder over the past year.
That evidence comes from ERE’s State of Recruiting survey; we’re taking a look at the results of that survey in a series of posts on this site.
We asked respondents, “In your opinion, are open jobs easier or harder to fill now vs. last year?”
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The percent of people who said “somewhat harder” (about 35 percent) is more than double the percent of people who said somewhat easier (about 13 percent).
That’s a look back. Next week, I’ll take a look forward at what you expect next year.