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A New Study from Beyond Reveals How Job Seekers Will Search for Jobs in 2015

Beyond, recently surveyed over 4,000 job seekers across the country to better understand who would be searching for jobs in 2015.

Highlights from the Study Include:

  • Who is searching for jobs
  • What they plan to do to improve their searches
  • How different types of candidates look for work

As an HR Pro or recruiter getting in front of the right candidates at the right time is critical and this [INFOGRAPHIC] can help. It illustrates exactly how candidates feel about searching for work and how they intend to go about it in the coming months. We hope you find it as valuable and interesting as we do.

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National Survey Reveals 75% of HR Professionals View Job Seekers as Unqualified

Beyond.com uncovers potential reasons why so many Americans are not getting hired

Beyond, The Career Network, today announced that there may be a significant disconnect during the hiring process. Following a national survey of nearly 4,000 job seekers and HR professionals, 75% of the HR respondents said they were having trouble filling open positions because too many of the candidates were unqualified. Meanwhile, the same survey found that 55% of job seekers felt they were not getting those open positions because they were competing with too many qualified candidates.

One reason why HR professionals might not think candidates are qualified is because of their resumes. 73% of HR professionals feel that job applicants do a "bad job" of tailoring their resumes to specific positions. In fact, only 28% of candidates said they always customize their resumes for a position, which means the majority of candidates may not be taking advantage of the opportunity to highlight their most relevant experience.

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Top US Cities to Find a Job & Top US Cities to Hire Candidates [INFOGRAPHIC]

Beyond.com's Q4 2013 Career Trends Report

Welcome to our latest analysis of the real best places to hire and get hired nationwide. See which metro areas came out on top in Q4 2013.

This Beyond.com employment data report analyzes where the jobs are and where the candidates are compared with Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Civilian Labor Numbers for the same time period.  We've also examined job posting data in relation to the where the candidates are to show what types of jobs employers are recruiting for and what types of jobs candidates are searching for. Download the PDF.

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The Top Ten US Cities to Get Hired & The Top Ten US Cities to Make a Hire [Infographic]

Beyond.com's Q3 2013 Career Trends Report

Welcome to our latest analysis of the real best places to hire and get hired nationwide. See which metro areas came out on top in Q3 2013.

This Beyond.com employment data report analyzes where the jobs are and where the candidates are compared with Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Civilian Labor Numbers for the same time period.  We've also examined job posting data in relation to the where the candidates are to show what types of jobs employers are recruiting for and what types of jobs candidates are searching for. Download the PDF.

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The Top US Cities to Get Hired & The Top US Cities to Make a Hire [Infographic]

Beyond.com's Q2 2013 Career Trends Report

Welcome to our latest analysis of the real best places to hire and get hired nationwide. See which metro areas came out on top in Q2 2013.

This Beyond.com employment data report analyzes where the jobs are and where the candidates are compared with Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Civilian Labor Numbers for the same time period.  We've also examined job posting data in relation to the where the candidates are to show what types of jobs employers are recruiting for and what types of jobs candidates are searching for. Download the PDF.

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The Top 10 US Cities to Find a Job & The Top 10 US Cities to Make a Hire [Infographic]

Beyond.com's Q4 2012 Career Trends Report

The best places to find a job may not be as obvious as you think - and the same goes for candidates. See where the jobs and job seekers really are.

This Beyond.com employment data report analyzes where the jobs are and where the candidates are compared with Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Civilian Labor Numbers for the same time period.  We've also examined job posting data in relation to the where the candidates are to show what types of jobs employers are recruiting for and what types of jobs candidates are searching for. Download the PDF.

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The Top 50 Places to Find a Job & The Top 50 Places to Make a Hire [Infographic]

The best places to find a job may not be as obvious as you think - and the same goes for candidates. See where the jobs and job seekers really are.

This Beyond.com employment data report analyzes where the jobs are and where the candidates are compared with Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Civilian Labor Numbers for the same time period.  We've also examined job posting data in relation to the where the candidates are to show what types of jobs employers are recruiting for and what types of jobs candidates are searching for. Download the PDF.

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