How Job Seekers Research Future Employers

3143 Survey Participants

How do job seekers make employment decisions?

Information is abundant. We all rely on the internet and reviews to when deciding on purchases or where to have dinner. Job seekers and employees are more discerning than ever and use a variety of ways to decide about applying for a job and accepting an offer The Good Jobs continually surveys today’s talent to learn about how they make their employment choices.

Most Job seekers research information about their future employers. The Good Jobs asked:

When looking for a job where do you go to learn about what the company offers it's employees? Check all that apply.

%
   Company career page

84%

   Google (any browser) search

60%

   LinkedIn company profile

56%

   Glassdoor

50%

   Talk to current/former employees

43%

   Job board postings

37%

   Facebook company page

31%

   Job board company description/page

31%

   Twitter page

10%

   I don't research companies

2%

Source: The Good Jobs

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