While labor market analysis typically reports actual job movements, rarely does it directly anticipate future job movements. By studying actual job searches on Indeed, we discover the interests and intentions of currently employed job seekers. Surprisingly, we find that over 80% of people will look outside their own broad occupation category during a job search. And less than 50% will search at all in their current occupation. The in-depth search behavior analysis in this report highlights what people search for before they make a job move and the factors likely to influence that move.
In today's labor market, candidates are more in control than ever before. Not only is job search more online and more mobile than in the past, but the market is much tighter than in recent years. Simply put, there are fewer unemployed job ...Read more
In 2015, US job seekers are more in control today than they have been in the last few years. Six years ago, there were 6.2 unemployed job seekers for every one job opening. Today, it’s 1.7 unemployed job seekers for every job. This improvement in the labor market means that rather than looking for any job, most people are now employed and can look for the right job.
With over 500,000 jobs added to indeed.com each week, and more than 16 million listed at any one time, your jobs need to stand out in order to reach the best candidates. Successful recruiters understand that targeted job descriptions are now the ...Read more