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Fun Fact Friday-Fun Facts about Recruitment

Posted Tanys Coughlan Fun Fact Fridays

 

Fun Facts about Recruitment……….Did you know?

  • “The average time spent by recruiters looking at a resume is just 5 to 7 seconds, with 76% of resumes discarded for having an unprofessional email address.
  • In 2000, 22% of resumes were submitted via email or posted on the web. In 2014, over 90% of resumes were posted online or sent via email. But, only 35% of applicants are actually qualified for the jobs to which they apply.
  • Applicant Tracking Software, the robots that read your resume, is able to quickly eliminate 75% of the applicants.
  • 427,000 resumes are posted each week on Monster, 89% of recruiters have hired someone through LinkedIn and 8,000,000 applicants found their job on Twitter.
  • 93% of recruiters are likely to look at a candidate’s social media profile – so you might not want to post those images from the last party you attended!
  • While the average length of an interview is 40 minutes, 33% of 2000 surveyed bosses indicated they know within the first 90 seconds if they will hire that candidate. How? Disqualification ‘tells’ include: being too fashionable/trendy (70%), failure to make eye contact (67%), not being knowledgeable about the company (47%), lack of confidence/smile (38%), bad posture (33%), weak handshake (26%) and crossing arms over chest during interview (21%).” (http://blog.neocasesoftware.com/2015/05/21/human-resources-fun-facts-serious-statistics/)

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Tanys is a Certified Human Resources professional with 20 years experience in the Home Healthcare Field including 5 years of management experience. She has over 10 years experience as an adult trainer/facilitator and a proven ability to work with staff, management and other stakeholders to sustain and improve key performance indicators. Tanys works diligently with businesses to increase their productivity by putting the human in human resources.

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