A worker in Florida applied to 60 entry-level jobs in September and got one interview

Joey Holz, whose experiment went viral, told Insider he specifically applied to businesses that were publicly complaining of a worker shortage.

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Hasnain says:

This is some interesting anecdotal evidence on the recent labor market woes and claims. Would be really interesting to see this formalized as a study!

“By the end of September, Holz had sent out 60 applications, received 16 email responses, four follow-up phone calls, and the solitary interview. He shared a pie chart showing his results.”

Posted on 2021-10-21T19:46:09+0000