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2021 Hospitality and Retail Job Seeker Trends

75.8% of hospitality and retail job seekers are likely to click on a job opportunity that they see someone in their network post on social media. How are you tapping into this talent pool?

Every year, Jobvite surveys hundreds of U.S. workers for its annual Job Seeker Nation Report to better understand the realities of today’s job seekers. We reviewed responses from 202 workers combined in the hospitality and retail industries.

This trends report highlights the unique concerns, challenges, and priorities facing hospitality and retail industry workers as they navigate the job seeking process today.

Download the report to learn more about:

  • The opportunity for hospitality/retail employers to make it easier for employees to participate in referral programs
  • Top reasons for positive candidate experiences (spoiler alert: communication is key!)
  • Influences for accepting a hospitality/retail job offer or not
  • Stressors in the job seeking process for these workers, which include mental health, long work hours, and personal health factors