WEDNESDAY WORKFACT: 10 Statistics About Hiring

1. When it comes to searching for a job, 42.9% of job seekers search by job board, 32.1% search career sites, and 6.9% check referral programs. Updating your openings on these sites is vital to attracting the greatest and most diverse pool of applicants. (Source: Jobvite)

2. More than 2/3 of ob-seekers (38%) of hirers ranked a fun, engaging, company culture  as the most attractive quality of a business. While this parameter is loose, a possible suggestion for promoting the culture of a workplace involves familiarity among your employees, seek to build a community among your employees. (Source: MRInetwork)

3. The average person job-searching reads six reviews posted about a company before forming their opinion on the company. Recruiters having a good sense of where current employees and customers stand with the company will greatly aid recruiter’s expectations of where job-seekers stand with the company.  (Source: Glassdoor)

4. Employees take pride in the company they work for – 69% of job-seekers would not accept an offer with a company holding a bad reputation.   If an employee cannot be proud of where they work or the service they provide, better to not be an employee at all. (Source: Inc.)

5. Six out of 10 potential candidates have quit a job application process because it was too lengthy.An applicant should be able to fill out an application such that they can give a good explanation of their character and abilities while still feeling excited and interested at the end of the initial application, not bored. (Source: Officevibe)

6. Similarly, 15% of job-seekers with a positive hiring experience put more effort into the position. A positive hiring experience for both the recruiter and the potential employee is a sign of a good outcome for the position being filled well. (Source: Undercover Recruiter)

7. Glassdoor, alongside Indeed and Linkedin were voted the leading job sites. The tech world has taken over industry even when it comes to the hiring process. (Source:

8. 28% of Gen Z and 17% of Millennials reported they received feedback regularly (daily) and not on an annual scale. More regular performance reviews allow for better communication among co-workers while also allowing everyone in the office to understand where the company stands collectively as a result of the office’s performance. (Source: Forbes)

9. Fewer than 20% of companies deploy their HR and employee productivity solutions on mobile apps today. With the majority of job-seekers now being millennials, who are constantly checking and updating their mobile devices, this statistic is far too low. (Source: Bersin by Deloitte)

10. Only 8% of companies advertise and utilize a mobile platform for the recruiting process. This means the job posting will often be missed by viewers looking for job openings on their mobile devices. (Source: Deloitte)