How long does it take to find a new job? — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
Answer: 7.4 months. According to Drake Beam Morin’s annual Career Transition Survey, in 1996 midlevel executives using outplacement services spent an average of 7.4 months job hunting. Men over age 50 and women over age 40 often accepted pay cuts. The No. 1 source for landing new jobs: networking and word-of-mouth leads.