Hiring strategies, retaining talent, and recruiting has never been more of a challenge to businesses of all sizes in the year of 2022. In the employment industry today, there are ongoing trends that can really help you understand the current market in order to successfully acquire the skill and staff you need. Check out this guest blog post by SBX Member Resources Ink for FOUR QUICK myths and truths about current employment trends in 2022!


myths vs. truth: employment trends

1. Ads in newspaper work!


TRUTH: 95 percent of ads responded to are online ads. Why? Easier, current communication mode.


2. People shouldn’t complain about $15, they should be thankful they have a job!


TRUTH: A new fast food business was recently rumored to be offering $20 per hour. Employers are reevaluating their wages to get staff and most importantly KEEP THEM. How do you stack up?


3. I always like to interview 3 or more people.


TRUTH: Think of today’s Job Market like the housing market. Looking to find 3 or 4 skilled staff to choose from for your openings? Think again. By the time you find the 2nd, 3rd and 4th … the first one is gone! The early bird get the worm. Trust your instincts; you know when someone is right Just like that perfect house. Don’t Wait. Act now! Before it is too late.


4. Finding People is easy!


TRUTH: Finding people is not easy. Just look around and see all the help wanted signs. Resources Ink taps them on the shoulder and ensures they know all the great things about your opportunity – No ad can do that!


Resources Ink helps build connections within our community. With over 20 years of HR management experience, our staffing agency has recruited for labourers up to presidents and everything in between. Very simply, we find great candidates. How? We use sources and unconventional methods other than traditional advertising to find well suited employees. We reach out to them. Many are not even looking, so your advertising is missing a significant corner of the potential market. Our human resource management company understands Muskoka’s workforce.

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