7 reasons why a job change today is so difficult

From the IT to the care – across all sectors, recruiters report how hard it is to find suitable candidates and fill Vacancies. Under these conditions, it would

7 reasons why a job change today is so difficult

From the IT to the care – across all sectors, recruiters report how hard it is to find suitable candidates and fill Vacancies. Under these conditions, it would have to be willing to change workers but Easy to find a new Job. But far from it: Almost every second employee is of the opinion that today it is more difficult to find the right Job, than five years ago.

What was one of our studies, almost one in three employees (37 percent) was more than three months, on the search for a new Job. Almost every fifth (18 per cent) it took even longer than a year and a half. The Person

Christian Umbs, Managing Director at Robert Half. For over 15 years, he is there to ensure that the appropriate employees and employers find each other.

7 reasons why a job change is today so difficult

Our study, what are the biggest challenges in the job:

  • Poor conditions
    unlike in the past, companies today offer fewer vacation days and Benefits, but more fixed-term contracts.
  • Unclear requirements
    Many candidates can not estimate, welc he the requirements for an advertised job, truly will be fulfilled, and, therefore, of an application.
  • To low salary offers
    salary offers and expectations may not always match. Orientation for market, customary Salary ranges in the IT-, Finance - and commercial area, Half the Salary survey from Robert. It is based on actual agreed upon salaries of several Thousand successful placements.
  • Less advertised Vacancies
    28 percent of the respondents indicate that their perception is less and less positions are advertised.
  • Changing qualifications
    Almost every fourth applicant notes that the required qualifications for the profession in the past five years have changed.
  • Prolonged application processes
    The selection processes in the company take a longer and longer: 22% of the workers surveyed stated this as the reason for the difficulty to find a new Job.
  • Younger applicants as a strong competitor
    Digital Natives, those who grew up in the digital world, flows on the labour market and in certain areas of advantage in knowledge over the previous generations.
  • digitization is changing the world of work

    in addition, the digitization has created new professions. A plus point, after all, this means more career options for employees. A challenge, however, is to provide these new positions with clear requirements for the candidates – and often in the company is not yet known. This ambiguity leads-to-understand way that job seekers can be difficult to assess whether there is a place for you or not.

    What can workers do to master the job search successfully to find

    A Job that really fits, is anything but simple. The most Important: Stay motivated! These tips can help you:

    • Decide what's really important : Can salary sacrificing are verschmerzt, if it can be obtained in a new Position, new skills? It really needs to be a steep career step, or can be a fulfilling Job with a good Work-Life Balance as an Alternative?
    • respect of vacancies : profiles a kind of wishlist of the company are to drop quasi. It is always sought to be the Maximum. Applicants should be from the long profiles, but can not deter: it is Important that the first-mentioned skills are brought in – these are the Must-haves for the position.
    • and the time : In times of great upheaval, such as the digitization, it is always on, train and not lose the connection. Any additional qualification may open up new job opportunities.
    Updated Date: 07 January 2020, 01:00

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