Interesting Facts About Recruiting, Resumes & HR

The job of a recruiter is never dull. They deal with different people in various industries. It is indeed necessary for them to equip themselves with the latest trends in terms of staffing, recruiting and employment.

Recruiting Facts In 2016

picture3Mobile has become the most used medium by jobseekers. Did you know that 41% of jobseekers search for jobs while they are in bed? 38% search during their commute, 18% while they are in a restroom, and 30% when they are at work.

Social media is becoming the go-to for candidates and recruiters. Around 65% of recruiters make use of Facebook in recruiting. As for the candidates, 79% are most likely to use social media in their job search.

Jobseekers are taking a lot of time making their resumes. But did you know that it only takes 5-7 seconds for the recruiters to look at a resume? Around 76% of resumes are discarded because of an unprofessional email address.

Though an average length of an interview is 40 minutes, around 33% of 2000 surveyed bosses said that they know within the first 90 second if they’ll hire that candidate. Among the reasons for this include failure to make eye contact, little or no knowledge of the company, bad posture, and applicants were too trendy or fashionable.

When it comes to evaluating employers, there are actually 3 things that matter most to Millenials. These include retirement benefits, growth opportunities, and work culture.

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