Nashville CEOs have their finger on the pulse of the local business community. The Nashville Business Journal brought that expertise to us in their monthly series featuring the perspective of some of Music City’s most influential executives. This month, they asked, “What is the biggest storyline in your industry right now?”

LBMC Staffing Solutions’ CEO, Sherrie Whatton, shared with the Business Journal, “The unprecedented 2021-2022 hiring landscape. We are seeing a continuous evolution in talent acquisition as the pandemic fundamentally changed how we work. The demand for talent is at one of the highest levels in our firm’s 20-plus-year history. Today, top candidates … typically have multiple job opportunities, so employers need to use every tool in their toolbox to secure that talent as quickly as possible. … Those dragging their feet will likely lose their first choice.”

Read the full article to see other Nashville CEOs’ responses.

Image: Martin B. Cherry | Nashville Business Journal (Top of the List: Recruiting firms, by contingency placements 2021)