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Online Employment Job Posting Website Statistics

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Job Searching Website StatisticsData
Number of people hired from online job postings annually18,560,000
Average number of job positions posted online per month4,000,000
Percent of jobs filled from job boards or corporate career sites35.5 %
Number of U.S. based resumes currently stored in online job posting websites120,000,000
Average cost of posting a job online for 30 days$268.25
Average response rate for most major job posting websites4 %
Percent of available jobs that are never posted online68 %
Average number of people who apply to a single online job posting245
Average percent of online applicants to a single position who get an interview7 %
Percent of job seekers who use mobile apps to search for jobs77 %
Percent of companies that send emails to passed candidates when a position has been filled18 %
Percent of employers who use a credit report history as a means of judging personal responsibility35 %
Percent of job seekers who are successful sending their resume blindly to every job that pops up1 %
Percent of job seekers who are successful sending their resume only to targeted companies9 %
Using the Internet for Candidate ResearchData
Percent of recruiting firms that do a Google search on candidates90 %
Percent of hiring managers that immediately screened out candidates based on what they found on their social networking profiles35 %
Percent of hiring managers who said they were encouraged to hire a candidate due to their online presence18 %
Percent of employers who conduct an online search of applicants79%
Percent of hiring managers who use social networking sites like LinkedIn to look for potential candidates85 %
Percent of people who have never conducted a search on their own name to see what is visible to potential employers31 %
Average Time Allocation when Job HuntingPercent of Time Spent
Searching for positions online29.94 %
Applying to positions27.28 %
Networking24.11 %
Researching Companies12.89 %
Working with a recruiter5.56 %
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LinkedIn StatisticsData
Percent of employers who reported having hired someone from LinkedIn89 %
Percent of recruiters who are active on LinkedIn94 %
Percent of job seekers who are active on LinkedIn36 %
Top Rated Job Search Sites by UsersUser Satisfaction
Online survey taken from 3,244 job seekers (Rated on ease of use, number and quality of jobs, response rate)
Indeed84 %
LinkedIn81 %
Glassdoor78 %
Monster74 %
CareerBuilder71 %
SimplyHired69 %
TheLadders66 %
Craigslist62 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: LinkedIn, Wall Street Journal, Statistic Brain Research Institute, U.S. Department of Labor, Monster, Indeed, Bureau of Labor Statistics : Datasets Taken from a survey of 5,689 online respondents
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: March 6, 2017

Online Employment Job Posting Website Statistics

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