Choice of job - personal influences from others 2012

This survey details the responses of people in three world regions as to who has the most influence on determining their choice of job.16% of respondents declared that their spouse or significant other had the most influence.

Who has the most influence in determining your choice of job?

Percentage of respondents
Nobody - I decide for myself70%
Spouse / significant other16%
Parents4%
Other family2%
Friends2%
Recruiters2%
Other1%
Current work colleagues1%
Former work colleagues1%
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Source

Release date

April 2012

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2012

Number of respondents

168,000 respondents

Age group

8-19 years

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Survey conducted among 168,000 respondents from 30 countries in the Americas, Asia Pacific (APAC) and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

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