Innovation and Futurology for Recruiting

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Ep 383: Recruitonomics

Talent markets are crazy, recruiting is tough, and it can be challenging to get any sort of perspective on what is going on. So how can we make sense of everything and, in a world that feels out of control, what can talent acquisition professionals actually do that will make a difference.


My guest this week is Andrew Flowers, Labor Economist at Appcast. Andrew is combining traditional labor market analysis with Appcast's unique proprietary data into Recruitnomics. Recruitnomics combines cutting edge insights with real-world business applications making Andrew overview of market trends in this interview a must listen for everyone.


In the interview, we discuss:


  • Job market trends


  • Data sets and sources


  • Key variable and levers


  • Wage growth


  • The impact of government support


  • The continuing influence of the pandemic


  • Rising recruiting costs


  • Will things ever "normalize"?


  • Skinny application flows


  • Politics and policies


  • Programmatic tools


  • Advice to talent acquisition professionals


  • Long term trends to keep an eye on


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