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Rejection | Candidates applied for THIS many roles during Covid

Candidates applied for THIS many roles during Covid

The feeling of uncertainty has been felt by every business and individual throughout the course of 2020, and now with a third lockdown underway, it seems this sense of the unknown has continued to remain. This has largely transpired into the jobs market; many employers have frozen their hiring efforts, while others have made staff redundant due to business struggles as a result of the global pandemic. Due to this, those seeking work have been left out in the dark as they try to replace jobs they may have lost. In fact, new data has found that the average jobseeker has unsuccessfully applied for 16 different roles during the pandemic. The research commissioned by BT Skills for Tomorrow of 2,000 employed and unemployed adults currently looking for a job discovered that eight in 10 have attributed...

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