Actionable Intelligence from the Glassdoor 50 HR and Recruiting Stats Report

January 8, 2016
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Glassdoor recently published a statistical reference guide for talent acquisition professionals. Recruiting, diversity, employer branding, and employee engagement are among the most important trends to follow in human resources today. Here’s a quick rundown of this important report.


Top 5 considerations job seekers take into account before accepting an offer:

  • Salary and compensation
  • Career and growth opportunities
  • Work-life balance
  • Location and commute
  • Company culture and values

79% of candidates use social media in their job search, and 86% in the first ten years of their career.   Yet nearly 2 in 3 employees say their employer does not (or know how to) use social media to promote job openings.


67% of job seekers say that it’s important that a company has a diverse workforce.Yet 57% of employees think their company should be doing more to increase diversity among its workforce.

Employer Branding

  • 94% of candidates are likely to apply to a job if the employer actively manages their brand.
  • 84% would consider leaving their jobs if offered a role with a company with an excellent brand.
  • 76% want details on what makes the company an attractive place to work.
  • 69% would not take a job with a company with a bad reputation, even if they were unemployed!

Employee Engagement

You know engaged employees are productive employees. But did you know that increasing employee engagement investments by 10% can increase profits by $2,400 per employee, per year?

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