Job Application Frequency Statistics

The job application frequency statistics show that a majority of individuals apply to multiple jobs before securing a new position.

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"54% of job applicants do not customize their resume for each job they apply for."

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"Job seekers on average apply to 27 jobs before getting an interview."

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"6% of job candidates submit an application after only spending 0-10 seconds reviewing job descriptions."

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"The average job posting receives 59 applications."

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"74% of job applicants prefer communicating with recruiters by email."

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"The consumer industry has the highest average number of job applications per company at 112."

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"It takes 23 days on average to secure a job from the application phase."

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"Around 70% of CVs are never seen by human eyes in some large corporations due to applicant tracking systems."

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"Higher paid jobs receive on average 90 applications."

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"Up to 60% of job seekers quit in the middle of filling out online job applications due to their length or complexity."

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"Around 40% of hiring managers spend less than a minute reviewing a job application."

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"88% of employers believe that the majority of job applications they receive are from unqualified candidates."

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"The recruitment industry is worth over $200 billion, showing the frequency of job applications globally."

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"30% of job seekers have left a job within 90 days of starting."

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"On average, a job seeker will apply to 10-20 jobs in a week."

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