The survey by the Hudson Employment Index also found that 40% of managers state internal promotions are the best way to fill an opening, followed by employee referrals and personal recommendations, 24% and 20%, respectively, according to a press release .
Also, those workers earning $75,000 or more per year are more likely to have landed their current job through a personal or professional contact. A third of managers have earned their position through networking; 39% of those making between $75,000 and $100,000; 36% of those earning more than $100,000 per year, compared to 28% of all workers.
In terms of how employees are seeking jobs, 14% say their resume is posted online and 25% say they have used a recruiter.
Additional information is available at www.hudson-index.com .