LinkedIn Report: Here’s the Global Jobseeker Trends of 2016

Article written by Angela Hydes, Marketing and Content Contributor. Follow us at @TALGroup.

Whether you are a hiring manager, recruiter or job seeker, you likely will find LinkedIn’s recent 2016 Global Talent Report interesting. You can also download the entire trend report here. Some interesting things we noticed:

  • 90% of jobseeker’s are open to recruiter outreach
  • 27% of workforce professionals resist moving to another role due to poor understanding of the new role’s responsibilities
  • When introduced to a new company, job candidates are most interested in learning about culture (66%), ahead of job perks (54%) and mission statement (50%)
  • 39% of job candidates land new jobs due to referral, ahead of a job board (32%) and social professional networking (30%)


Source: LinkedIn

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