2023 recruiting trends in manufacturingTalent teams' pain points, priorities, expectations, and initiatives
Manufacturing recruiting trends: talent teams’ pain points, priorities, expectations, and initiatives
What does the future hold for recruitment in the manufacturing industry? We know there is a shortage of skilled workers, recruiting teams struggle with talent’s negative perception of the industry, and manufacturers struggle with diversity.
But how are leading talent teams tackling these challenges, and what are their priorities? Gem surveyed nearly 100 seasoned talent acquisition professionals in manufacturing. We found:
Talent sourcing is the #1 focus in 2023 to tackle the challenge of a skilled talent shortage
Building/strengthening EVPs is the #1 activity talent teams are engaging in, in preparation for a market return
Meeting diversity goals continues to be challenging, and the biggest barrier is building top-of-funnel pipelines
Leading talent teams utilize RecTech to measure success, and “retention rate of hire” is the #1 data point they’re tracking
…and much more—on capacity planning, candidate experience, employee benefits, etc.
Download the report to understand the broader manufacturing recruiting landscape, assess your company’s place in it, and anticipate what may lie ahead.