Job Application Statistics

Analyzing job application statistics helps identify trends in applicant demographics, qualifications, and recruitment sources to inform effective hiring practices.

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"During 2020, there was a 70.5% increase in remote job applications."

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"The average time spent looking at a CV is 5-7 seconds."

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"76% of resumes are discarded for an unprofessional email address."

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"85% of jobs are filled through networking, which means only 15% are through job applications."

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"Over 40% of job applicants who apply with a referral have a high chance to be hired."

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"52% of employers have caught a lie on a resume."

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"More than 75% of resumes are never seen by human eyes."

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"Around 20% of applicants get an interview."

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"47% of Millennials consider diversity and inclusion as an important factor when considering potential employers and job offers."

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"Only 2% of applicants actually get interviews."

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"Job seekers encompass 73.4% of LinkedIn's global user base."

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"In Q3 2020, Google saw an increase of search interest in jobs-related queries by +39% compared to the same period of the previous year."

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"56% of job seekers rank personal development opportunities as more important than salary."

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"In 2021, 87% of employers said filling technology positions is a priority, but 86% said it's difficult to find and hire technical talent."

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