|HR Fun Facts
The first employee timeclock was patented in 1891 by William Legrand Bundy.
93% of recruiters are likely to look at a candidate's social media profile.
Employees who have a "best friend" at work are 7 times more likely to be engaged in their job.
41% of job seekers search for jobs from their beds. (And 18% do so from the restroom...)
In 2000, 22% of resumes were submitted via email or posted online.
By 2016 that number had increased to over 90%.
Interviewees wearing blue are more likely to be hired.
Resumes that include photos have an 88% rejection rate.
The average time recruiters spend looking at a resume is 5-7 seconds.
76% or resumes are discarded due to unprofessional email addresses.
61% of recruiters will dismiss a resume if it contains typos.
Although the average interview is 40 minutes in length, 33% of 2,000 hiring managers surveyed said that they know within the first 90 seconds if they'll hire the candidate they are interviewing. 70% reported rejecting applicants because they were too fashionable or trendy. 67% indicated failure to make eye contact. 47% rejected applicants because they had little or no knowledge of the company. 33% rejected applicants for bad posture.