1. REVEALED: Inside the mind of job seekers: Why Indian professionals switch jobs

REVEALED: Inside the mind of job seekers: Why Indian professionals switch jobs

What happens when you get a call from some HR manager, job consultancy or any executive who asks - "Are you looking for a job change?"

By: | Published: August 22, 2017 1:44 PM
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What happens when you get a call from some HR manager, job consultancy or any executive who asks – “Are you looking for a job change?”. The answer is so obvious, we all feel so good that there might be a better job, bigger pay package and other things in the offing. Now, a survey has revealed why people switch jobs. According to Linkedin’s ‘Inside The Mind of Today’s Candidates’ report, compensation (salary package) is the KEY REASON why people switch jobs. Also, ‘Inside The Mind of Today’s Candidates’ report claims that professionals are motivated by a sense of purpose too.

Among the key findings of Linkedin’s ‘Inside The Mind of Today’s Candidates’ report, one of the top aspects is that 91% Indian professionals are interested in hearing about job openings.

Also, the report says that 46 per cent feel flattered when they hear from recruiters.

But, overall it is no dispute that higher compensation (45%) remains the top reason for the job change.

Moreover, the report added that a large number of Indian professionals use digital platforms and social media to look up job openings.

According to Linkedin’s Talent Blog, “Inside the Mind of Today’s Candidate” survey is based on reviews by 14,000+ professionals from 28 countries. The survey explores how and why candidates look for jobs and what they want during the process, according to a blog by Kate Reilly on LinkedIn.

FULL REPORT: Linkedin’s ‘Inside The Mind of Today’s Candidates’

The full report can be accessed here: http://goo.gl/MrVdEk

The LinkedIn site will ask you for details and thereafter you can download the PDF of the Linkedin’s ‘Inside The Mind of Today’s Candidates’ survey report.

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