Tag: jobmarket

13 Data-Driven Insights to Improve Your Job Search

Talent.Works is back, elaborating on the applicant characteristics that relate to landing an interview. While the majority of applicants has a meager ~2% chance of getting invited to an interview, some applicants do way better! What accounts for their success? Analyzing 4000+ applicants, Talent.Works found 13 factors that related to getting an interview. There are … Continue reading 13 Data-Driven Insights to Improve Your Job Search

Job-Switching Behaviors in the USA

Job-Switching Behaviors in the USA

Nathan Yau - the guy behind the wonderful visualizations of FlowingData.com - has been looking into job market data more and more lately. For his latest project, he took data of the Current Population Survey (2011-2016) a survey run by the US Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics. This survey covers many topics, but Nathan specifically … Continue reading Job-Switching Behaviors in the USA

Talent Works: Data Science to improve Job Application Chances

Talent Works: Data Science to improve Job Application Chances

Searching and applying to jobs can be a costly activity, requiring many hours upon hours of perfecting your motivation letter and CV. Hence, it can be very frustrating to get ghosted (not receiving a reply) for a job. Luckily, Talent Works is able to give us some general tips when it comes to improving the … Continue reading Talent Works: Data Science to improve Job Application Chances

Where to look for your next job? An Interactive Map of the US Job Market

Where to look for your next job? An Interactive Map of the US Job Market

The people at Predictive Talent, Inc. took a sample of 23.4 million job postings from 5,200+ job boards and 1,800+ cities around the US.  They classified these jobs using the BLS Standard Occupational Classification tree and identified their primary work locations, primary job roles, estimated salaries, and 17 other job search-related characteristics. Next, they calculated five metrics for each role and city … Continue reading Where to look for your next job? An Interactive Map of the US Job Market