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TEKsystems surveyed 2,400 IT professionals and 1,500 IT leaders about their sourcing processes and experiences.
Top reasons IT professionals stay or move (according to IT leaders):
Top reasons IT professionals stay or move (according to IT professionals):
Ninety-one percent of IT professionals are open to new opportunities, even when not actively searching.
Eighty-four percent of IT job seekers will consult with their networking community or a recruiter when considering a professional move. More than friends or colleagues!
IT professionals are contacted by recruiters 23 times a week. Eighty-eight percent are likely to reply if a message includes detailed information.
Eighty-three percent of IT professionals want a job search resource to find relevant opportunities.
Only 8 percent of IT leaders claim they have a strong, well-defined employee value proposition.
Ninety-one percent of IT professionals say getting a clear and realistic view of a job opportunity is their top priority.
Eighty-six percent of IT professionals want an actual dialogue about a position beyond a written job description.
IT professionals clearly want someone to talk to. For more information about this survey, solutions to these challenges and more, please check out our research.