2022, The Recruiting Rollercoaster

Recruiting is up, it’s down… or is it up? 🎢

Katrina Collier
4 min readDec 1, 2022

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While the press is focused on the doom & gloom that sells newspapers, or talking about companies demanding people return to the office, maybe to help rich building-owning-landlord-clients or because they idolise autocratic leaders, we sit confused. Who knows what is fact.

Like you my LinkedIn feed contains news of layoffs. Respectful layoffs; disrespectful layoffs. There are even analyses of layoffs. And there are layoffs that will negatively impact the future hiring of those companies for years to come. Because layoffs don’t last forever. Companies do bounce back. They will need to recruit again.

But I said this last newsletter, my feed is still full of TA & HR leaders getting jobs. Lots of them. Maybe I see more because I react to these posts but I am seeing people starting jobs. And maybe it’s because my network is global so I see other countries still thriving. 🤷‍♀️

Establish fact

Wherever you are on the recruiting rollercoaster, you can find the truth for your industry and your niche. You talk to candidates day in, day out. You know if they’re inundated with offers or a dime-a-dozen. You know if they’re holding their ground and still demanding hybrid or remote. You know how many people engage…

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Katrina Collier

Solving The Recruitment Problems AI Won't Fix | Human Connection Facilitator & Speaker | Author: Reboot Hiring & The Robot-Proof Recruiter | KatrinaCollier.com