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10 Employment Facts

At PromoStaff it is interesting to read some of the interesting stats from the promotions agency industry. Whether you are a staffing agency, employer or candidate you will be surprised and facinated with the following hiring facts (Updated March 2019):

  • Many organisations use talent-management software to screen resumes that look at keywords to screen out up to 73% of applicants without ever looking at a resume or cover letter
  • Organisations spend on average 5 and 7 seconds reviewing resumes, 1 grammar or spelling mistake and your CV will be thrown away. 73% of CVs are ignored if your email address is unprofessional.
  • It was reported of the 25,000 new hires 43% of them failed within 19 months and of these, 88% left because their attitudes did not align to that of the organisation. Only 12% failed because of a lack of skills.
  • The average cost of replacing a member of staff earning is $6,000 and $13,000.
  • On average there will be between 55 and 105 applicants for advertised jobs. Generally between 6% and 11% of these applicants get an interview.
  • Other than the date, name of the contact and location, only 34% of candidates receive any information prior to an interview.
  • Companies on average look for the consider the following traits before making an offer: 32% look for multitasking skills; 30% look for initiative; 22% look for creative thinking; and 14% look for something else in the candidate.
  • It is interesting to note that only 5% of unsuccessful candidates were given feedback that was moderately useful from hirers. Only 4% of candidates received valuable feedback.
  • Phone interviews last 34 minutes and face-to-face interviews last 46 minutes on average. In a survey of 3,000 hiring managers, 34% claimed to know whether or not they would hire someone within 10 minutes. After that, it usually takes 1 day to 9 days to hear from the recruiters with their decision.
  • On average new candidates take between 23 and 29 weeks to reach optimum productivity.

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We hope you enjoyed this article and that you have a greater insight into what is required to secure a well paid 3 job, part time job or contract. Whilst securing a job can often be a challenge, securing a job which advances your career is an even bigger challenge. The Career Advice resources were last updated April 2019 and are aimed to help you decide such things as whether you stay in the same role for more than 2 to 6 years or whether you are being underpaid $7,566 (or possibly overpaid) as a 3. Organisations benefit by viewing suggested salaries or wages, and can even use our Position Description Builder quickly tailored to their business' hiring needs. As an organisation, if you have 3 hiring needs Australia wide, please call us on 1300 790 330 for expert promotions agency from the leading recruitment company team. At PromoStaff we are fortunate that with our hard fort reputation as being one of the top recruitment agencies in Australia (often ranked between 2 and 8), the majority of candidates and businesses are referred to us. If you found us by searching for promotions company executive recruitment company aus, australia promotions company executive recruiting, 1x39, promotions company executive recruitment company aus, promotions or promotion company recruitment company then we look forward to helping you with your enterprise's hiring requirements or helping you accelerate your career.

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