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BLS Reports on Job Search Activity Using the Internet

From the Bureau of Labor Statistics Computer and Internet Use At Work Summary, released August 10, 2005, this section on Methods of Internet Job Searching:

  • “Reading on-line ads or job listings (92.6 percent of Internet jobseekers) was the most common Internet job search method between January and October 2003. Researching information on potential employers was a job search method of 70.2 percent of Internet jobseekers, while 57.0 percent used the Internet to submit a resume or application. Posting a resume on a job listing site or with a service was a method used by 41.0 percent of Internet jobseekers.”
  • Table 5. Job search activity using the Internet by selected characteristics, October 2003
  • Table 6. Job search activity using the Internet by occupation and industry, October 2003
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