Top Job Sources for Job Seekers

With all the buzz around online job boards, we thought it would be a great time to answer the question about where  job seekers are really having the most success finding new jobs.  Below is data on 10,000+ successful candidates from the last 3 years.

Top Job Sources


At 57%, networking is the top job source. We took our data one step further and there is a clear correlation between job level and job source.

By Job Level


Successful Networking Tips


Don’t put all of your eggs in one basket, and allocate your time accordingly. Utilize all tools available and make sure networking remains a top priority.

Properly leveraging  the relationships in professional networks is extremely important to the job search process. Below are 4 keys to successful networking which include: identifying connections, discovering their connections, articulating a compelling value proposition and developing brand ambassadors.