Did you know that the average Dropbox employee spends only 12 months at the company? Combined with an increasing tendency to engage in job-hopping, millennials are looking to work with new and innovative products – as well as an impact. With job-hopping becoming the new normal, even companies such as Dropbox are not immune. But if they don’t stay at Dropbox, where do people go after? Here at Kandidate we have the answer.
Where Do Sales & Marketing People Go After Dropbox?
About 39% of Dropbox ex-employees choose to remain in the Internet industry, with major brands such as Facebook, Linkedin, and Google as the most common employers post-Dropbox. Additionally, 14% head to the Computer Software industry, switching to companies such as Geoblink.
It’s unsurprising that the top 5 list of companies where Dropbox employees typically switch to is dominated primarily by these two industries. The remaining 47% of former Dropbox employees were found to be spread out amongst a number of diverse industries—ranging from Sports to Law Practice.
Overall, our data reveals the fact that a notable number of Dropbox employees still end up switching to rival companies. This comes as predictable within the tech industry, as firms compete for the best available talent on the market.
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With 53% of former Dropbox employees moving to either the Computer Software or Internet industries, it’s clear that the trend toward tech companies is nonetheless extremely strong. However, as the numbers above show, it is important to refrain from pigeonholing the remaining 47% of former Dropbox employees – who have moved onto a myriad of industries, such as Uber and Accenture.
The Job-Hopping Generation
Millennials are increasingly prone to job-hopping, wanting the opportunity to work at a company where they are continuously excited by the product. It’s factors such as these that often determine where the modern employee – including those at Dropbox, move to next.
*measured by employees (Registered on LinkedIn)
Written before Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn
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