88% of HR decision makers believe hiring in 2023 will be more or as difficult as 2022
61% of HR decision makers indicate their top priority in the coming year is improving quality of candidate

About the Employ Quarterly Insights Report

The Employ Quarterly Insights Report provides unique insights and in-depth analysis on hiring trends compiled from employer and job seeker activity across Employ’s 18,000 customers and findings from a survey of more than 1,200 HR decision makers conducted by Zogby Analytics in November 2022. The report offers a detailed look at the current state of recruiting and examines how companies should optimize recruiting efforts during one of the most difficult and demanding environments in history.

Here is a small sampling of data presented in the report:

  • 77% of organizations have not reduced hiring plans or implemented a hiring freeze in 2022, despite talks of a recession and worries about layoffs.
  • 60% of HR decision makers anticipate making more hires in the next 12 months.
  • Employers saw a 10.4% decrease in new job listings between Q2 and Q3 2022. Between Q1 and Q2, the decrease in new job listings was 4.7%.
  • New applications submitted in the first 30 days for open roles increased for organizations by 8.7% from Q2 to Q3 2022.