RECRUITER UPDATES Announces Results of Recruiter Index for June 2022

Company Updates Announces Results of Recruiter Index for June 2022

Jul 12, 2022 / by  Nicole Gallina
Nicole Gallina shares sentiment results and predicts the future of the recruitment industry

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / July 12, 2022, / Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCRT)(NASDAQ:RCRTW) (""), a recruiting solutions platform, has released the results of's Recruiter Index® for June 2022

After a slight dip in May, candidate sentiment, the measure of how open candidates are to new jobs, continued its downward trend. Recruiter sentiment, the measure of how recruiters feel about the job market, decreased to 3.2 / 5 this month, matching February 2022 levels. The decreases in both sentiments may come as a result of a slow up in hiring. On average this month recruiters worked on 16 open roles down from 22 open roles in May. 

When asked how many jobs on average candidates have had over the past two years, 44 percent of recruiters said candidates have had two jobs. This month we saw an increase in the number of candidates who have had three (21%) and four jobs (14%). 

“Job mobility is going to continue. People are going to chase the jobs that have more compensation and companies need to better align how many roles they are attriting and hiring on a daily basis,” said CEO, Evan Sohn on CNBC’s “The Exchange”.

Compensation is the only priority that ranked above remote work in June’s Recruiter Index at 42 percent this month. Not only did compensation claim the number one spot, but it is also the number one reason employees are leaving their current jobs as well (45%). 

In-person roles (42%) are dominant over hybrid (39%) and fully remote roles (19%)  this month. Remote roles have decreased by 56 percent since January. 

Although there has been a decline of remote work, it remains the number two priority when candidates are looking for a new opportunity, not only shrinking the applicant pool for jobs that require workers to be in person but supporting the job hopper economy as companies decide to transition back into the office. 

Recruiters and talent acquisition professionals continue to be the second most in-demand industry, with 28 percent of recruiters awarding it the number two spot. Information Technology continues to hold the number one spot for the fourth month in a row, however, remained stagnant in June in terms of demand.  

When recruiters were asked what roles they see the most demand for, the top 10 recruiting roles included:

  1. IT/Software Engineering: 39% (-/+0 from May)
  2. Recruiting/Staffing: 28% (-6% from May)
  3. Medical/Healthcare: 23% (+4% from May)
  4. Architecture/Engineering: 15% (-4% from May)
  5. Sales: 15% (+9% from May)
  6. Accounting/Auditing: 12% (+/0 from May)
  7. Business Services: 6% (-7% from May)
  8. Automotive: 6% (+3% from May)
  9. Apparel/Fashion: 4% (-3% from May)
  10. Hospitality: 3% (-4% from May)

The next Recruiter Index survey can be found here

About Group, Inc. is an on-demand recruiting platform providing flexible talent acquisition solutions that scale from startups to the Fortune 100. With an on-tap network of thousands of recruiting professionals, advanced artificial intelligence sourcing software, and recruitment marketing automation, helps businesses solve today's complex hiring challenges.

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This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The words “predict” "forecast" "believe," "may," "estimate," "continue," "anticipates," "intend," "should," "plan," "could," "target," "potential," "is likely," "will," "expect" and similar expressions, as they relate to us, are intended to identify forward-looking statements. We have based these forward-looking statements primarily on our current expectations and projections about future events and financial trends that we believe may affect our financial condition, results of operations, business strategy, and financial needs. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ from those in the forward-looking statements include continued demand for professional hiring, the accuracy of the Recruiter Index® survey, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the job market and the economy as virus levels are again rising in many states, and the Risk Factors contained within our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2021. Any forward-looking statement made by us herein speaks only as of the date on which it is made. Factors or events that could cause our actual results to differ may emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for us to predict all of them. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statements publicly, whether as a result of new information, future developments, or otherwise, except as may be required by law.

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