January 2013

BLS Spotlight on Statistics: Media and Information

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Seeking Employment via the Internet

 

Percent of 23- to 29-year-olds employed in 2008–2009 by selected methods used to find current job, use of Internet, race, ethnicity, and sex
Demographic characteristic and internet use Method used to find job
Contacted friends or relatives Contacted employer directly Sent resumes or submitted applications

Total

36 50 35

Did not use Internet

29 33 13

Used Internet

7 18 22

Men

38 48 29

Did not use Internet

32 33 11

Used Internet

6 15 18

Women

34 53 41

Did not use Internet

26 32 15

Used Internet

8 21 26

White

35 51 36

Did not use Internet

28 32 13

Used Internet

7 19 23

Black or African American

36 49 34

Did not use Internet

31 34 14

Used Internet

5 15 20

Hispanic or Latino

39 46 30

Did not use Internet

33 34 14

Used Internet

6 13 16

Source: National Longitudinal Surveys | Chart

 

 

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