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Key Points from This Infographic:

  • 74 percent of IT professionals say the employer’s screening process affects their decision to continue or remove themselves from candidacy
  • One in four U.S. employers estimate that a single bad hire can cost them more than $50,000
  • Issues commonly found on resumes by IT leaders include irrelevant buzzwords (78 percent), exaggerations (69 percent) and lies (35 percent)
  • IT professionals say only 50 percent of recruiters perform face-to-face interviews and only 45 percent of recruiters perform technical assessments
  • IT professionals would ideally like at least a 75 percent accurate picture about a job before accepting an offer
  • 46 percent of IT professionals say they would not apply to a position if the application is too long
  • IT professionals expect the length of the screening process to take no longer than one month
  • 97 percent of IT professionals want feedback even when they are not selected for a position

About TEKsystems®

People are at the heart of every successful business initiative. At TEKsystems, we understand people. Every year we deploy over 80,000 IT professionals at 6,000 client sites across North America, Europe and Asia. Our deep insights into IT human capital management enable us to help our clients achieve their business goals—while optimizing their IT workforce strategies. We provide IT staffing solutions, IT talent management expertise and IT services to help our clients plan, build and run their critical business initiatives. Through our range of quality-focused delivery models, we meet our clients where they are, and take them where they want to go, the way they want to get there.