It is no secret the labor market and unemployment rates are a dark shadow hanging over the US. Just recently it was announced that approximately 1.3 million Americans are at risk of losing their unemployment benefits.
At SmartRecruiters employment is obviously something we’re extremely invested in. We started with a mission, to end unemployment, and from that mission grew a platform seeking to reduce friction in the labor market. Recognizing our commitment to labor related issues, CNBC asked Maksim Ovsyanikov, our SVP of Product, to comment on the current employment situation. Ovsyanikov said, “one way to solve this issue is to stop focusing on creating new jobs and start focusing on how to help people find all of these amazing opportunities and jobs out there for them.”
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