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September 2000

Looking for a ‘better’ job: job-search activity of the employed

Joseph R. Meisenheimer, II, Randy Ilg

During the mid- to late-1990s, unemployment fell and employment rose; the job-search rate of the employed also declined, although many employed persons still searched for new jobs

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