How Employers Can Build Meaningful Connections with Job Seekers  

PeopleReady surveyed over 500 business owners and over 700 job seekers who answered questions pertaining to the post-pandemic hiring market.

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PeopleReady Surveys Employers, Job Seekers to Get Their Thoughts on the Job Market

Covid-19 and the resulting labor shortage have strained industries nationwide, with the number of job openings in the U.S. exceeding 10 million each month since June 2021, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Meanwhile, over 47.4 million Americans quit their jobs voluntarily in 2021 as part of the Great Resignation.  

PeopleReady surveyed over 500 business owners who answered questions pertaining to the post-pandemic hiring market. Their responses provide insight into the hiring situation and help predict how recruiting will be different in the future. 

We also surveyed over 700 job seekers who shared their perspective on the job market and what matters most to them in their careers. Their responses can guide employers on how to improve their recruiting process to attract top candidates. 

PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company, specializes in quick and reliable on-demand labor and highly skilled workers. PeopleReady supports a wide range of blue-collar industries, including construction, manufacturing and logistics, waste and recycling, and hospitality. Leveraging its game-changing JobStack platform and 600-plus branch offices across all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Canada, PeopleReady served approximately 94,000 businesses and put approximately 220,000 people to work in 2021.