Upwards to 70 % of jobs in today’s market are gained through personal and professional connections, with nearly 42% of jobs being filled internally.
Why is this becoming a trend? Well cost for one thing. From a recruiting standpoint it is cheaper to hire from within, and the amount and cost to train is significantly reduced when hiring an internal candidate.
How, with this knowledge, do you become the preferred candidate? For starters you are critiqued from the first day on the job, so shine each day! Be mindful that every day is an opportunity to either succeed or fail:
Remember: If you keep doing what you are doing, you’ll keep getting what you are getting! If all is going well, no need to change. But if you don’t like the results, do something about it.