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People need jobs, so why is it so hard to hire?

PEOPLE NEED JOBS so why is it sa hard to hire? Nearly 13 Million Americans are unemployed we' hiring but 3.8 million jobs in the U.S. remain unfilled. what's the missing piece? It's hard for business... THE UNMETNEED 52% The percentage of hirers who HIRING sorry NOT have decided not to hire anyone at all because they couldn't find the right fit. T'URNAROUND + Let's hope this works out. EFFICIENCY Almost half of employers have settled for a candidate who is just “good enough" because finding the perfect candidate took too long. Jobs now take longer to fill: 43% report that vacant job positions at their company haven't been filled in the anticipated timeframe. COMPANY RESOURCES. aa TIIME AND MONEY More than 70% of people surweyed reported that more than 3 people are involved in any given hiring decision at their company. and job seekers as well!: THE WAITING CAME why haven't they called? It takes time to find a job - For 55%, of companies, it takes more than 2 months to find the right candidate. MISSED OPPORTUNITY Almost half of job seekers (47%) have chosen not to apply for a job весаиsе the process was "too lengthy or complicated". So, what do people want? Social! Mobile! OPPORTUNITY FOR GROWTH BUT.people are "thinking social": Nearly half (47Z) of respondents said they would be more likely to apply for Huge Potential for Mobile a job if they could link to a social profile rather than updating their resume just send a and cover letter. what? Really? Only 25%of candidates report using a mobile phone or a tablet for job searching. Yes! Please! But.Ɔ/ would be interested in applying via a mobile or a tablet device if there was an easy and professional solution. Despite the popularity of Linkedin, fewer than 12% of respondents said that they volunteer links to their current social networks when applying for a job. Did you know? Most people involved in hiring an employee at their ( 56%) have been сатрапy. NO! This is not goodl! all qualifications being equal, almost half of hirers ( 47%) prefer job seekers who are currently employeed. To bridge the gap between people and jobs, we need to make hiring easy visit to find out how. Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Situation Summary, August, 2012 (] "Bureau of Labor Statistics, Jobs Opening and labor Turnover Survey, August, 2012 [] SmartRecrulters survey of 1000 online adults, Aug ust 2012. S SmartRecruiters

People need jobs, so why is it so hard to hire?

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Nearly 13 million Americans are unemployed, and yet nearly 4 million jobs remain unfilled in the U.S. What gives? SmartRecruiters, the social recruiting platform, takes a look at why hiring is hard an...


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