Allison Schnidman

Posts by Allison Schnidman

  • Why Women Are Leaving Their Jobs (Your First Guess Is Wrong)

    November 5, 2015

    The number of women in the workforce is the lowest it has been since 1988 and most people think they know why: Women are leaving work because they want better work/life balance and more time for their families. Well, it turns out that this theory isn’t completely true. We surveyed over 4,000 women who are on LinkedIn and recently changed companies, and none of...

  • New Research Reveals the Real Reason People Switch Jobs (and It isn’t Money or Their Boss)

    August 5, 2015

    The majority of people don’t change jobs because of their bosses. Or because their work is either too challenging or not challenging enough. Or even because they aren’t paid enough. The number one reason people change jobs, according to a survey of more than 10,000 people who just did, is for career advancement. Fundamentally, job switchers are most typically...

  • How to Get Women Engineers’ Attention When Recruiting

    October 9, 2014

    Most companies have gotten the message by now: there is a huge inequality in the workforce when it comes to hiring women engineers. On the one hand, there are fewer women than men graduating with degrees in engineering. For example, according to the National Society of Professional Engineers in 2004 there were about 192k women engineers in the US, compared to...

  • Here is What Sales Professionals Care About in a Job

    August 28, 2014

    If you are looking to hire top-notch sales professionals, you should know what would draw them to a new job opportunity. This will...

  • The Secrets to Becoming an InDemand Employer

    October 10, 2013

    Happier employees make your company a more desirable place to work. Common sense, right? Most people think so. But we wanted to know...