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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