How Job Seekers Research Future Employers

3624 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

83%

   Google (any browser) search

59%

   LinkedIn company profile

56%

   Glassdoor

51%

   Talk to current/former employees

42%

   Job board postings

37%

   Job board company description/page

31%

   Facebook company page

30%

   Twitter page

9%

   I don't research companies

2%

Source: The Good Jobs

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