Does Networking Work?

Posted by Judy Anne Cavey on Feb 23, 2012 in , , | No Comments

Based on the findings, it pays to network and obtain referrals…

Their report identified how candidates find career opportunities and land a job. It analyzed the impact of income, gender and age on job search techniques. The statistics are based on over 700 candidates who landed a job from July 2009-January 2010.

Carolyn Parrott, vice president of client services for IMPACT Group, which conducted the report stated, “The report takes a look at what job search techniques are working as well as how gender, age and income play a role.” She went on to say, “We believe our data presents a realistic picture of today’s job market for educated, salaried professionals and executives.”