Frederick, Maryland – May 4, 2021 – iHire today published the results of its “What Candidates Want” survey, which polled 5,835 U.S. job seekers on their job search preferences, behaviors, and habits one year into the COVID-19 pandemic. Survey responses and implications for hiring managers, HR teams, and recruiters are detailed in the special report, available for download: https://go.ihire.com/8482
According to iHire’s survey results, today’s job candidates want the following:
“It’s truly a unique time to be a job seeker, given the dramatic changes and challenges COVID-19 has brought to the employment industry,” said Steve Flook, iHire’s President and CEO. “One year into the pandemic, we sought to gain a better idea of what’s important to candidates in their job searches. Based on our survey results, employers should consider offering remote work options (and calling them out in their job postings), shortening their application processes, communicating with every applicant, and strengthening their brands to attract today’s top talent.”
Get your copy of “What Candidates Want: Special Job Seeker Report”: https://go.ihire.com/8482
A total of 5,835 U.S. job seekers responded to iHire’s survey in March 2021. Respondents came from iHire’s database of active and passive job seekers across 56 industries. All decimal points have been rounded to the nearest tenth. In some cases, respondents could select multiple answers, so percentages add up to a sum greater than 100%.
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.