Frederick, Maryland – Aug. 3, 2021 – iHire today published its 2021 State of Online Recruiting Report, an inside look at the most prevalent challenges, opportunities, and trends in the talent acquisition space. The third annual report, which showcases the results of iHire’s survey of 6,370 U.S. employers and job seekers from 57 industries, illustrates job market recovery and an ongoing talent shortage. To download the full report, visit https://go.ihire.com/cbgjn.
Key themes found in iHire’s 2021 State of Online Recruiting Report include the following:
"Economic recovery is underway as businesses rebuild from COVID-19, but our research suggests that companies are still experiencing a shortage of qualified talent – although 9.5 million Americans are unemployed,” said Steve Flook, iHire’s President and CEO. “At the same time, we’re undergoing one of the greatest periods of disruption in how and where work gets done. With a triple-whammy of unemployment, remote work, and the rise in professionals contemplating career changes, recruiters and job seekers need guidance now more than ever. Our annual State of Online Recruiting Report is here to help.”
To access iHire’s 2021 State of Online Recruiting Report, visit https://go.ihire.com/cbgjn.
A total of 6,370 U.S. job seekers (5,614) and employers (756) responded to iHire’s State of Online Recruiting Survey in June and July of 2021. Respondents came from iHire’s database of job seekers and employers of various sizes across 57 industries. All decimal points are rounded to the nearest tenth. For many questions, multiple answers could be selected so percentages add up to a sum greater than 100%. In some instances, survey questions were skipped by an individual respondent.
iHire is a leading career-oriented platform that powers a family of 57 industry-focused talent networks, including WorkInSports, iHireVeterinary, iHireDental, iHireConstruction, and iHireChefs. For more than 20 years, iHire has combined advanced job matching technology with our expertise in the talent acquisition space to connect job seekers with employers in their desired sector. With an industry-specific, candidate-centric, and data-driven approach to recruitment, iHire helps candidates find meaningful work, and employers find unique, high-quality talent – faster, easier, and more effectively than a general job board. Visit www.iHire.com for more information.