How do Digital People Find Jobs?
Date posted: 18th Sep 2015
As investment into the digital economy continues to grow, digital professionals are seeing more and more opportunities to move roles. When it comes to how professionals intend to find their next role, it seems they like to cast the net wide.
Our research found LinkedIn (51%) and recruitment consultancies (47%) to be the most popular methods overall (51%), with online job boards and personal networks (word of mouth) both 44%.
Looking at seniority, we found that senior and C-Level professionals are much more likely to use headhunters (44% and 58% respectively), compared to only 23% of juniors. Calling upon personal networks is also more prevalent for those at senior and C-Level (both at 50%) but drops to 35% of junior professionals surveyed.
Now on its sixth edition, our report builds on the success of last year’s and continues to be an invaluable tool for employers and job seekers alike. This year our research delves even deeper into the working lives of the professionals who drive the global digital economy. The report comprises data from over 3000 records, including a mix of survey responses and internal records, providing unrivalled insight into the lives of digital professionals.
We focus our analysis on Propel’s four key talent areas - Marketing, Commercial, Creative Services and Technical - and particular the skill sets within them, as well as the industry as a whole.
If you’re interested in finding out what’s happening within the digital economy, from salaries and bonuses to job satisfaction and factors that drive job change, our report has all you need to know.