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Talent Acquisition teams: Are you all swamped and behind in your ATS processing right now? Asking as several colleagues and friends are actively submitting REFERRED applications for well-matched roles--but not hearing anything from HR. Is the need for talent real or is it overblown in the media? Or are a lot of TA people simply drowning at work or out on vacation right now? Tx for sharing if you are able! I'd like to give people some hope!

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Super busy, but good referrals always get priority. If the candidates are strong/match the criterion (there are also a lot of bad referrals out there that have no relevance to positions I recruit for…I still follow up and let the referrer know they are not a match) I would encourage those referring to reach out to the recruiter and hiring manager directly with the referral.

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Our TA teams totally under water. Everyone is looking for tech recruiters bc market is so hot in this space.

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I believe they are drowning in work right now. At least our are. I also believe most TA people in this moment are so afraid to find candidates that they cast too wide of a net, rather than being very succinct with the job posting.

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