How to attract talent in a candidate short market

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Is it getting harder to attract great talent?

You may have noticed a drop off in candidate applications for your roles. You are not alone, this is Australia-wide driven by several events effectively creating the perfect storm. 

From closed borders limiting who can come into the country, to exiting talent returning to their home lands, to a rebounding economy where there is a growing number of jobs in the face of low unemployment. This means it has become a ‘candidates’ market’ where people have choice. 

We have found some common themes that are impacting the current hiring market, some of which your may identify with and which may help you to better understand what is happening in the current candidate-short market.  

The War for Talent is on.

Demand for people is exceeding supply in many industry segments. This means everything you do in the hiring process must be geared to maximising the customer experience. In this instance the customer is the candidate. Here are some ideas that may help:

Need some help?

If you have tried to hire a key role for your business and you are still looking to find the right person, our premium recruitment service MetaRecruit by MetaPeople can help. 

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