Contrary to the doom and gloom still shown on the evening news, there are jobs available. In some cases, many jobs. Good jobs.
Many of these positions, however, remain open for extended periods of time… despite receiving many applicants. Why is it seemingly so hard for employers to find and hire good candidates?
According to this infographic from our friends at SmartRecruiters, it seems that both candidates and employers share fault. For instance:
- 52% of employers state they can’t find candidates that are the right fit
- 47% of candidates found employers’ application processes too cumbersome to pursue
Take a look at some of the other issues that may stop you from getting hired… and see how you might adjust your job search strategy to combat these barriers to your success: