Not only does it feel daunting for younger generations to find the right job, but those who are active in the workforce today are often disengaged or feel that they haven’t found the right job. The job market search relationship displays a challenging disconnect for both job seekers and employers, but focusing on what is causing the central inefficiencies in this process can shed light on possible solutions for hiring managers and job seekers alike.
This is one of the biggest — and most challenging — inefficiencies in today’s market. Even today’s most successful companies often lack a strong talent identification strategy. Employers who attempt to hire without the support of external guidance will likely find that locating top talent for the role they hope to fill can become a full-time job in itself. Today, technology has introduced a new level of transparency for job seekers that is both good and bad for hiring staff. On one hand, job seekers may display projects they’ve contributed to, tangible examples of past work, and links to information about previous companies they’ve worked for or positions they’ve held. Unfortunately, this type of transparency isn’t always accurate when the information can be worded and displayed in a less-than-accurate manner.
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