Talent By the Numbers, V

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Apr 25, 2017

Some fresh stats, facts, and figures:

85 … percent of employers finding a lie or misrepresentation on a resume/job application, up from 66 percent five years ago, according to HireRight

6 … approximate millions of dollars Virgin Media felt like a bad candidate experience cost it

85 … percent of young students in North America open to employers contacting them on social media about work opportunities, according to Brian Smith of Universum

25 … percent who actually have been contacted

1 … rank of Vermont on the list of the top states for “green job opportunities,” according to Indeed

1 … rank of internships on employers’ list of the most important considerations when looking at college graduates, ahead of school name, GPA, and other factors, according to TEKsystems

35 … percent of workers generally concerned about immigrants taking U.S. jobs, according to CareerBuilder

10 … percent of workers concerned about immigrant workers taking their own jobs

1 … rank of H&R Block among the best companies for work/life balance, according to Indeed’s reviews

61 … percent of employees rating trust between them and their senior management as very important to job satisfaction, according to SHRM

33 … percent of employees very satisfied with the level of trust in their organizations


IV … Uber; best jobs; culture; developer retention; oil & gas

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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