4 Hiring Trends Managers Need to Know

By Robert Half on May 17, 2022 at 8:32pm

2022 Salary Guide from Robert Half

Numbers Worth Knowing

4 Hiring Trends Managers Need to Know

It’s a job seeker’s world.

49% of senior managers are expanding hiring for permanent roles.

78% of workers are confidenttheir current skills are marketable in today’s hiring environment.

Salaries are rising — and so's the battle for talent.

Workers know their value and are ready to act on it. 73% say a significant pay bump would entice them to change employers and 72% lose interest in a job if they don’t hear back from an employer within 10 business days after the initial interview.

Competition for top talent is intense and candidates are commonly receiving multiple job offers, much like they were before the pandemic.

Remote work is critical to hiring and retention.

81% of professionals want more flexibility to work remotely (in addition to 63% who already have it).
53% of professionals working from home would look for a new job if required to return to the office full time.
87% of senior managers plan to hire fully or partially remote workers in 2022.

Flexible labour models are en vogue.

Companies are tapping a mix of contract and permanent hires and managed services to fill skills gaps, tackle critical projects and foster greater staffing flexibility.

77% of executives plan to rely more heavily on contract talent in the coming years.

Get all the numbers worth knowing at roberthalf.ca/en/salary-guide.

Robert Half Talent Solutions

Source: Robert Half surveys of 800 senior managers and more than 500 workers in Canada

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