Talent by the Numbers, IV

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Mar 28, 2017

7 … percent of Uber users that said that they are going to stop using Uber due to recent controversies.

1 … rank of “full-stack developer” on the Indeed list of the best jobs of 2017

1 … rank of accounting in voting for Britain’s most-boring profession

15 … percent of employers who “have run into litigation for not hiring someone because of what was found in a background check,” according to CareerBuilder

19 … percent of new hires who leave because they don’t like the company’s culture, according to Korn/Ferry

92 … percent of employers believing American workers lack the skills needed in the workplace, according to Adecco and Challenger, Gray and Christmas

13.1 … percent of developers actively looking for a job, according to StackOverflow

75.2 … percent of developers interested in hearing about new job opportunities, according to the same study

12 … percent of oil and gas professionals who say it is the brand that attracts people to a company (vs. culture, salary, and other factors), according to the Global Energy Talent Index

63 … percent of tech pros who say higher pay is the reason they’ll change jobs this year (next highest: 43 percent who say working conditions, 31 percent more responsibility), according to the Dice salary survey


III … Houston; remote work; phone screens; innovation

II … Branding; retirement age; training; cybersecurity; freelancers; LinkedIn on mobile

I … Army; remote jobs; LinkedIn; CEO ages; SF vs. Austin; Amazon; Salt Lake; H1-Bs; Glassdoor

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