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Recruiting Facts

At Staffing it is interesting to read some of the interesting stats from the temping industry. Whether you are a recruitment company, employer or candidate you will be surprised and facinated with the following hiring facts (Updated September 2018):

  • It was reported of the 23,000 new hires 42% of them failed within 19 months and of these, 88% left because their attitudes did not align to that of the business. Only 12% failed because of a lack of skills.
  • The average cost of replacing a member of staff earning is $5,000 and $14,000.
  • Organisations spend on average 6 and 8 seconds reviewing resumes, 1 grammar or spelling mistake and your CV will be thrown away. 71% of CVs are ignored if your email address is unprofessional.
  • Many businesses use talent-management software to screen resumes that look at keywords to screen out up to 80% of applicants without ever looking at a resume or cover letter
  • On average there will be between 59 and 104 applicants for advertised jobs. Generally between 5% and 9% of these applicants get an interview.
  • Other than the date, name of the contact and location, only 42% of candidates receive any information prior to an interview.
  • Companies on average look for the consider the following traits before making an offer: 28% look for multitasking skills; 29% look for initiative; 22% look for creative thinking; and 14% look for something else in the candidate.
  • companies report that 1 in 18 job offers (around 5%) are rejected by their first choice of candidate. Usually because they have received another offer, however often for many other reasons.
  • On average new talent take between 24 and 27 weeks to reach optimum productivity.
  • It is interesting to note that only 7% of unsuccessful candidates were given feedback that was moderately useful from hirers. Only 4% of candidates received valuable feedback.

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We hope this after was of interest and that it can assist you in your career, whether it be , 3 or . At Staffing we have compiled a range of articles and online resources to help you find that perfect job! If you are seeking a new job, why not start by click on the Find Work button, upload your resume and we will match you against our jobs database of up to 136,000 roles in in 1 and across Australia. If you are an operation seeking employment services then call Staffing on (07) 3733 1015 or click on the Find Staff button to source some fantastic candidates, including many with 3 or experience. We look forward to continuing to improving our experience, hiring processes and expertise no matter what employment service you are seeking from one of the top 4 recruitment agency in Australia. With a wide range of recruiting services we look forward to assisting you, whether you were referred to us or searched for our brisbane temp call centre operator, brisbane, temping, staffing or brisbane temp staff call centre operator employment agency online.

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