Hiring Facts Revealed

By Robert Half on March 19, 2018 at 10:28pm


64% of senior managers say it’s common for a candidate not to live up to expectations when interviewed.


“On average, how many resumes do you receive for an open position?”

40 resumes for one advertised position

“Approximately how much time do you spend screening each resume for an advertised position?”

12 minutes per resume

“On average, how many candidates do you interview for an open position?”

7 candidates for one position

Approximately how much time do you spend interviewing each job candidate for an advertised position?

41 minutes per interview

Source: Robert Half survey of more than 300 senior managers in the U.S. working at companies with more than 20 employees.

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