With the ever changing technologies available, do you ever wonder how candidates prefer to locate a new career? We have your answer! In a recent study by Beyond.com, over 5,200 job seekers shed light on their job search tendencies. The poll which included job seekers from Gen Y (18-29 years of age), Gen X (30-47 years of age), and Baby Boomers (48-67 years of age) revealed a wealth of knowledge for employers who are actively marketing career opportunities today!
Who turns to job boards as their first resource in a job search?
- 87% of Baby Boomers
- 82% of Gen X
- 77% of Gen Y
Who’s searching for job opportunities on Facebook?
Not as many as you may have guessed.
- 21% of Gen Y
- 15% of Gen X
- 10% of Baby Boomers
How much time are they investing in their career search?
5-20 hours per week
Are you struggling to locate the talent needed to maintain your workforce? If you are actively using job boards to recruit and still find yourself in a talent drought, it may be time to consider reviewing your process job postings. Here are a few tips!
Want to learn more about how you can gain access to Trillium’s national network of top level talent? Contact us today! If you are a stand out in your profession and seeking contingent or long term career opportunities, visit our job seekers section for more information!
Trillium, a national leader in staffing and recruitment is a valued staffing partner to over 5,000 companies nationwide. Trillium is privately owned by Oskar René Poch.