Recruiting Trends That Will Define 2022

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Recruiters must learn new skills to compete in today’s job market.

Maintaining a high level of expertise is essential for today’s recruiters. To be an outstanding recruiter, you must be a self-starting seller with excellent interpersonal and communication abilities. But nowadays, to be a successful recruiter, you’ll need to have a wider range of talents.

Effective recruiters have always been armed with a powerful array of abilities. The greatest recruiters will be interested and versatile, with a willingness to learn,”

Take seminars, attend virtual conferences, or engage with mentors if you aren’t currently investing in your personal development to remain ahead of the curve in 2022 and deliver greater results for your firm

 Upskilling your workers Equals company survival

Shortlisting applicants for available positions is one of the most difficult tasks for recruiters because of a lack of expertise. In fact, 87 percent of companies claim they are having difficulty filling jobs because of a lack of qualified workers, despite the high unemployment rate in the United States. A company’s financial health may suffer due to a scarcity of highly trained employees.

Businesses are resorting to upskilling programs to solve this problem. For example, 84% of employers increase their investment in reskilling programs across all industries. Amazon, for example, recently stated that it would be training 100,000 workers shortly.

 What are the benefits of upgrading one’s skills?

Recruiting and training new staff is more expensive and takes more time than just upgrading the skills of your present workforce. According to SHRM, the average cost per recruit in the United States is roughly $4,000, and it might take an average of 42 days to fill a post.

Employer branding will also benefit from a rise in employee satisfaction. It is more probable that an employee invested in will remain with you as their career progresses. In order to maintain a long-term connection with them, you need to provide them with the information and skills you need them to possess.

A consistent supply of the ability to maintain your firm may be achieved by “generating candidates.” Don’t only rely on your IT talents; you also need strong cognitive, emotional, and adaptive abilities. Companies can’t be resilient if their workforces aren’t,” says McKinsey in a quotation.

However, although training your personnel is a business need, putting it into practice is more difficult. Only 31% of functional executives say they have the resources and systems to create the talent they need swiftly.

Some companies don’t provide their employees enough time to learn and practice, while others just offer upskilling to a limited set of employees. Even though microlearning may seem to be a simple means of skill development, it lacks the depth required to enable workers to acquire new sets of skills.

This harsh fact must be faced: the rules, resources, and tools available to workers today do not create the critical abilities to uplevel individuals, adds Blake. We need to explore if we can upskill our people more broadly and at a larger scale for long-term success. 


Change is unavoidable in any sector. Due to the epidemic, this is much more true. Being aware of current trends will help your company take on issues head-on and attract top-notch employees in 2022.