The pandemic, remote work, and the labor shortage have heightened the need to focus on the hourly workforce segment, and talent acquisition strategies have shifted accordingly. According to Aptitude Research, 79% of high-volume companies are hiring more hourly workers this year than last, and are reducing time to fill, increasing wages, and providing a better, frictionless candidate experience to compete with a shrinking talent pool.
Technology has played a critical role in helping companies re-adjust their strategies to include hourly workers. Simple solutions that are mobile-first, consumer-grade, and personalized will help companies connect with this talent in a more meaningful way.
This report is an update of our The State of High-Volume Recruitment report. Based on data collected in 2022, it looks at the current state of the hourly worker and provides guidance for companies looking to invest in better technology options. Specifically, it examines the following:
- The challenges facing hiring hourly workers today
- The expectations of hourly candidates
- The technology landscape for hourly recruitment
- Key drivers for and ROI of investing in these solutions