Career Corner: Why job seekers walk away

By , Guest Columnist Published: October 31, 2018 12:35 PM CT
Angela Copeland
Guest Columnist

Angela Copeland

Angela Copeland is the Founder of Copeland Coaching and can be reached at She also hosts the Copeland Coaching Podcast, available on Apple Podcasts or wherever you download podcasts.

If you’re a hiring manager, there’s a good chance you’re finding it harder to hire this year than one year ago. The unemployment rate just fell to the lowest level since 1969, so the competition is fierce for good workers. In fact, it’s taking 82 percent longer to fill open jobs than just a few years ago in 2010. And, on average, it’s taking companies 31 days to hire.


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