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October 2000

Job search methods: Internet versus traditional

Peter Kuhn, Mikal Skuterud

In 1998, 15 percent of unemployed jobseekers used the Internet to seek jobs, as did half of all jobseekers with online access from home; Internet search rates exceeded those of such traditional methods as the services of private employment agencies, contacting friends or relatives, and using the registers of unions or professional organizations

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