Could the job market be turning around? Well, we don’t really know yet. But one thing is for sure – the current market for talent is teeming with people who are unemployed or under-employed and consequently clamoring for work. This creates a bit of a conundrum for hiring managers; we can be picky about who we hire, but we’re also now forced to filter through an exponential number of candidate applications for every vacancy.
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