2021 Recruiter Nation Report
Recruiters are confronting a dramatic shift from one year ago, when the world was facing job losses, layoffs, and staffing reductions. With extensive organizational turnover, increased staffing levels, and rapid hiring, nearly 80% of recruiters’ priorities have shifted over the past year and 40% have increased recruiting budgets.
This new reality has made it clear: agility is the new essential ingredient to successful recruiting.
The 2021 Recruiter Nation Report gathered responses from more than 800 U.S.-based recruiters and HR professionals to learn what priorities and investments they are focusing on in this new recruiting landscape.
This year’s report aims to help talent acquisition leaders understand:
- Stress levels of recruiters today
- Challenges in hiring quality talent
- Importance of diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives
- Candidate evaluation factors and measurement
- Effective benefit and perk offerings
- How recruiters are using AI and automation
Read on for a deep dive into the current state of recruiting, and to understand the challenges and opportunities facing recruiters today.
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