Finding a dream job
Candidates can determine if they're open to a new role if their dream job comes along, for the right price, he says. Of the approximately 10,000 registered users, Aftab says SkillGigs data shows 53 percent are open to new job prospects but are currently employed. About one-third of those users 'converted' to being active job seekers once they saw the opportunities available in the marketplace, he says.
"The unemployment rate in IT hovers around 3 percent; about half of the overall U.S. unemployment rate, and many organizations find that the people they want to recruit and hire are already employed. We can help solve this problem, too, by helping build relationships and show talent what kind of opportunities are available out there," Aftab says.
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