Why Everybody’s Hiring but Nobody’s Getting Hired

Patrick Healy says he did everything right in his job search. After being laid off as a designer early on in the pandemic, Healy, 36, tried his hand at a couple of entrepreneurial ventures before looking for a new full-time position at the start of 2021. He estimates he applied for hundreds of positions, relying on nearly a dozen jobs boards, researching potential employers, and writing personalized cover letters to accompany his résumé.

For the most part, he heard nothing back, regardless of how qualified he was.

Read more about Patrick here: https://www.vox.com/recode/22673353/unemployment-job-search-linkedin-indeed-algorithm

By Sheila Lillis
Sheila Lillis Associate Director