The Hidden Job Market Is Even Bigger Than You Think

uncovering hidden job market
uncovering hidden job market

Many job seekers are frustrated by the inability to find a job despite sending out dozens, hundreds or even thousands of resumes. To many, it seems like their applications are being sucked into a black hole.

That perception may be truer than they know, because of something called the hidden job market -- positions that are filled either through unanticipated hiring or with previously identified candidates, regardless of whether the post was advertised or not.