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Key Points from this Infographic:

  • Eight out of 10 (81 percent) of IT professionals indicate that they are open to new job opportunities even when they are happily employed and not actively seeking another job.
  • IT professionals are receiving an average of 34 solicitations per week for new job opportunities; this is a significant increase from a reported average of 23 solicitations per week in 2012.
  • Sixty-eight percent of IT leaders say they would eliminate a candidate from consideration for a single negative comment online about their current employer.
  • Sixty-eight percent of IT leaders report that they use social media to source candidates and 82 percent indicate that they use it to screen candidates.
  • Seventy percent of IT professionals believe third-party online job boards are the most effective resource during a job search.
  • Seventy-seven percent of IT professionals report that they submit 10 or more resumes in a given week, with 21 percent reporting that they submit more than 40 resumes.