Who’s Searching for Jobs?

by | Apr 29, 2019

by Ben Hess, Managing Director, ThirdPool Recruiting

There’s a common misconception that the only people searching for jobs are the unemployed.

According the new research conducted by iHire, 43.1% of individuals actively seeking new employment opportunities are currently employed

Unemployed individuals account for only 42.9% of job seekers.

The remaining 14% are employed and passive (i.e. they would consider a new opportunity if someone chased them down).

This is positive news for real estate companies seeking to hire talent from outside the industry.

Employed jobseekers are frustrated with their current employment circumstances, better positioned financially to make a career change, and less risk-averse to trying something new.

This sounds like a checklist for those who frequently transition into real estate.

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