The top 5 challenges recruiters face in 2023
The top challenges recruiters face in 2023 – and what you should do about it
Despite steady growth in the recruitment sector during the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry still faces significant challenges.
It’s also clear there’s going to be an economic slowdown. You may find yourself wondering what this means for the recruitment sector, and the impacts this might have on recruitment, as a whole, going forward.
Recruiters are key in the post Covid-19 world, with unemployment set to rise from 3.9% to 4.2% in 2023, the recruitment industry will play a crucial part in igniting the country’s workforce.
But they have to be smart in how they navigate this. From the adoption of the latest technologies such as sales enablement tools to embracing the flexible workforce. In addition, recruitment businesses are also guilty of neglecting the weapons they already have in their armoury.
In particular, they neglect to acknowledge their website as a strong opportunity for sales.
Those within the recruitment sector seem to see their website as a showpiece rather than a tool that can drive excellent opportunities for them. Of course, recruiters are heavily utilising the likes of LinkedIn to headhunt and job boards to attract candidates, and rightly so, but what about their website?
The website can still be utilised for candidate and client conversion – after all, there should be a decent level of traffic, so it would be almost criminal not to make the most of the visitors that are arriving there. With the ever more competitive nature of the industry, the increase in the number of job-hoppers, and the number of candidates set to rise as unemployment goes up, it’s now essential for those in the recruitment industry to utilise their own website for growing the business and navigating the post-pandemic world.
Be the first to move, and you’ll gain advantage over the competition and make your website a killer converter, keeping your sales team happy and your pipeline full of relevant prospects.
We cover the following topics:
💡 The top challenges recruitment is likely to face come 2023
💡 How you can adapt and prepare for these challenges
Brett JamesCountry Lead UK,
Leadoo Marketing TechnologiesBrett JamesCountry Lead UK,
Leadoo Marketing Technologies
Brett James is a versatile marketing & sales hybrid with extensive experience working in the marketing technology and agency space. Brett‘s a charismatic speaker that always delivers concrete takeaways and engages a lot with the audience.
Glenn SouthamHead of Insights, Success & Marketing at MeetGlenn SouthamHead of Insights, Success & Marketing at Meet
Glenn is the Head of Insights, Success & Marketing at Meet, where he is passionate about closing the loop between insights, conversations and content. He’s also a Polar Bear Keeper 🐻❄️, Community Builder and Podcast Host at The Lonely Marketer, where he brings together lonely marketers in recruitment and creates a community where they can share, learn and reflect.
Kieron MayersOperations Director, Marmalade MarketingKieron MayersOperations Director, Marmalade MarketingKieron is the Operations Director at Marmalade Marketing, an agency specialising in Recruitment Marketing, and he’s passionate about helping businesses to generate more revenue from their recruitment businesses.