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2022 Job Seeker Nation Report
Dynamic Motivations of Modern Workers

Today’s job seekers are experiencing a labor market unlike any other in history. Priorities and expectations have drastically shifted over the past year as the dynamic motivations of the modern workforce continue to dominate the hiring landscape.


With millions of available jobs and talent seeking roles that better align with their own requirements, today’s job seekers are leveraging their upper hand to secure new jobs, higher wages, and better benefits.


Workers are making it clear they want more from employers — and they feel empowered to ask for it.

The 2022 Job Seeker Nation Report seeks to help recruiters and employers understand how to adapt to the current reality of talent acquisition to remain competitive in today’s labor market.


  • 45% of surveyed workers are actively looking for a new job or plan to within the next year

  • Of those, 54% have not looked internally at their current company for a new position.

The 2022 Job Seeker Nation Report surveyed over 1,500 U.S. workers to understand the preferences and experiences of today’s job seekers.

This report enables job seekers, employers, and recruiting decision makers to understand:

  • The impact of organizational turnover on workers

  • Top influences in accepting or rejecting a job offer

  • The importance of the recruiter-candidate relationship

  • The essential role of company culture, remote work, and professional development

  • The effect of the current job market on salary and negotiations


Read on for a snapshot of the current talent landscape and discover how you can quickly adapt to this new reality of talent acquisition to remain competitive in today’s labor market.

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