LinkedIn Study: 85% get jobs through professional networking
Published By: LinkedIn
Author: Lou Adler
In 2015&2016, Lou Adler, the CEO of a consulting and training firm that helps companies implement Performance-based Hiring℠ ran a survey regarding how people got their jobs. Adler studied three primary methods that people used to get their jobs; applying (online), professional networking, and internal hiring.
The results of Adler’s study showed that networking, by far, was the most commonly used method people used to get their job. For people who passively searched for jobs, 62% of them got their jobs from networking, and only 8% of them got their jobs from online applications.
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