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Research & Trends

Recruitment and workplace trends for 2023

While the new year promises a fresh start, trendsetters expect many recruitment and workplace trends to hinge on economic factors that influence decisions around hiring and flexible work. Here are the predictions experts expect for 2023.

2023 Hiring & Recruiting Trends (Forbes) [Article]

This article anticipates a more proactive recruitment approach from companies, an increase in employee retention efforts and continued use of digital tools to create a talent pool and review candidates.

Economic Outlook in Canada for 2023: What it means for companies looking to hire (Expand Reach) [Article]

Geared for organizations looking to hire, this piece explores how today’s economic backdrop may influence hiring in the coming year. It shares a report form KPMG on what small and medium-sized business leaders in Canada feel about their company’s growth and sector.

Future Of Work: The 4 Biggest Workplace Trends In 2023 (Forbes) [Video]

This video is by Bernard Marr, an expert in business performance and digital transformation who contributes to Forbes and the World Economic Forum. He identifies remote working and flexible hours among next year’s workplace trends.

Job Search Trends of 2023 with Robin Ryan and Hannah Morgan (Mark Anthony Dyson) [Video]

Career writer and consultant Mark Anthony Dyson hosts a discussion with career counsellor Robin Ryan and job search strategist Hannah Morgan. While geared for an American audience, they explore what may change in job search trends and industries next year.

Looking Forward to 2023 Career Industry Trends (Career Thought Leaders Consortium) [Video]

Marie Zimenoff, career coach and CEO of Career Though Leaders, shares predictions based on topics such as economic uncertainty, quiet quitting and coming back from retirement.

Looking Towards 2023, the Top 10 In-Demand Jobs in Canada (Canadim) [Article]

This piece anticipates jobs in health care and the trades to be among the most in-demand in the coming year.

Hiring and Workplace Trends 2023 (Indeed & Glassdoor) [Report]

The joint report from Indeed and Glassdoor highlights five key themes that will continue to shape labour markets in Canada and abroad. This includes tight labour supply, remote work, higher pay and benefits, well-being, and diversity, equity and inclusion.

The office of 2023: Top workforce trends that will shape the year ahead (ZDNet) [Article]

This article predicts hybrid work, shorter work weeks, more opportunities to upskill and a great role for VR technology.

Top Recruitment Trends You Must Be Aware of in 2023 (Simplilearn) [Article]

Based on LinkedIn market research, this piece puts forward sectors with the greatest potential for hiring. This includes health care, sales, finance and education, among others.

Top Workplace Trends for 2023 (MyPerfectResume) [Article]

More than 1,000 workers, managers and HR professionals were surveyed to provide insights on upcoming trends. Forty-eight percent of respondents think finding a job will be easier. Seventy-one percent predict that preparing for a recession will be necessary.

Katrina Rozal Author
Katrina Rozal is a Communication Specialist. She has 10 years of combined experience in producing content for Canadian news media and the British non-profit sector.
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Katrina Rozal Author
Katrina Rozal is a Communication Specialist. She has 10 years of combined experience in producing content for Canadian news media and the British non-profit sector.
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