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It’s a candidate-driven market right now.

  • Publish Date: Posted 12 months ago
  • Author:by Jodie Fox

But what does that mean for candidates?

⇒ Additional job opportunities

In a candidate-driven market, there are more finance and accountancy job opportunities available than qualified candidates. This means you may have more job options to consider, increasing your chances of finding a job that matches your skills and experience.

 

⇒ Increased salaries

When there are more job openings than qualified candidates, employers are more likely to pay slightly higher salaries to attract and retain the very best talent.  

 

⇒ Better job offers

With the possibility of more job opportunities and increased salaries, you will have more leverage to negotiate better job offers. Including flexible work arrangements, better benefits packages, and more opportunities for your career growth and development. Now who doesn't want that?

 

⇒ Increased job satisfaction

Finding a job that is a good match for your skills and experience, and that also offers you a competitive salary and benefits, can lead to increased job satisfaction. In today's candidate-driven market, you will have more options to find a job that meets your specific needs and preferences.

 

⇒ Confidence boost

The good news is you are in high demand, which can boost your confidence and self-esteem. Knowing this can help you approach job interviews and negotiations with a positive attitude and a sense of empowerment.

 

However, it's important for all candidates looking for a new job to keep in mind that even in a candidate-driven market, you still need to put in the effort to stand out from the competition.

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