Last month we published the 2022 Mid-Year Q&A as part of our biannual industry analysis series. Our June post excerpted our recruiter’s expert advice for employers and candidates. This month, we’d like to highlight a few more tidbits from our recruiters.
The Copier Channel has a supply and demand problem. In the first half of 2022, the resurgent industry ran into an immense obstacle. There simply are not enough skilled candidates — from technicians to leadership roles — to fill positions across the industry.
Even though the U.S. economy rebounded in 2021, the long tail of the COVID-19 pandemic is still wreaking havoc. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that professional and business services added 90,000 jobs this November alone, but it wasn’t great news for the Copier Channel, where employers have been struggling all year to fill already-open positions.
After a year of disruption due to a worldwide pandemic, the 2021 trend line is going up. When COVID-19 upended everyday life and work, the Copier Channel faced a turbulent economy and a rapidly changing business environment.
As we begin a new year, Copier Careers takes a moment to reflect on 2020. This latest Copier Careers publication, 2020: A Retrospective is now freely available to industry professionals.