State of U.S. Hiring: Second Half of 2021

By on July 12, 2021 at 4:00pm

STATE OF U.S. HIRING

Second Half of 2021

Companies' plans for hiring permanent staff:*

51% Adding new positions
48% Filling vacated positions or rehiring furloughed employees
2% Not filling vacated positions or creating new ones

Biggest recruiting challenges:

Finding candidates with the right skills
Hiring quickly enough to land the best talent
Finding candidates who complement the company culture

Hiring incentives offered by employers:

48% Signing bonuses
43% More paid time off
40$ Better job titles

* Responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: Robert Half survey of more than 2,800 senior managers in the U.S.

© 2021 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans

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