better recruitment strategy for your creative team this year?
Today’s competitive employment market presents challenges
for many companies looking to hire, from disappearing candidates
to tricky salary negotiations. Learn how smart businesses are
adapting and what job candidates want most from employers,
according to The Demand for Skilled Talent report from Robert Half.
Here’s a sneak peek at the employment trends within creative and marketing:
- Expect crowded job boards.
According to the research, 69% of creative and marketing leaders
are hiring for new permanent positions in the first half of 2022.
And, 78% plan to increase the number of contract employees in
- Can’t find design talent? You’re
not alone. Ninety-four percent of creative and marketing leaders
said it’s challenging to find skilled professionals, with
the most challenging area being digital design and production.
- Candidates are disappearing. Thirty-nine
percent of hiring managers said ghosting by job seekers is more
common now than it was two years ago. With so many job
opportunities available, some candidates aren’t
responding to every employer.
- Creatives are career confident. If they
had to look for a new job today, 92% of creative and marketing
professionals feel assured their skills are current and
relevant. There’s a lot of movement in the market, and
many job seekers know they are in the driver’s seat.
- Remote work can be an important incentive.
If their company requires employees to return to the office,
60% of creative and marketing professionals said they’d
look for a new job that offers remote work options.
So how do you compete for today’s top creative talent?
Learn more trends and tips in The Demand for Skilled Talent report, or
contact your local Robert Half office for help hiring talent.
About Robert Half
Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized
talent solutions firm that connects opportunities at great
companies with highly skilled job seekers. Our marketing and
creative specialists are ready to support your contract, temporary
and permanent hiring or job search needs. Find your next
marketing and creative hire or career opportunity at roberthalf.com.