Who Do Executives Turn to First for Job-Change Advice?

By Robert Half June 30, 2015 at 9:27am

WHO DO EXECUTIVES TURN TO FIRST FOR JOB-CHANGE ADVICE?

Which one of the following people would you most likely approach first for advice when evaluating a potential job change?

2015 2007 2002
Spouse/significant other 43% 46% 42%
Friend 21% 3% 11%
Mentor 20% 41% 28%
Coworker 9% 4% 13%
Other family member 7% 4% 5%
Someone else 1% 2% 1%

Source: Accountemps survey of more than 300 senior executives in the United States at companies with 20 or more employees

*Responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.

© 2015 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

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