8 December 2015

The Internet Is The Top Resource For Modern Job Seekers


posted on 05 December 2015, by Felix Richter, Statista.com

-- this post authored by Niall McCarthy

When it comes to modern job-hunting, nothing beats the internet.
A survey by Pew Research has revealed that 79 percent of Americans used online resources and information during their most recent search for a job. Non-digital techniques are still relevant, however, with 66 percent of respondents saying they used connections with close friends or family to find a job. Employment agencies and ads in print publications are losing relevance with only 32 percent of American job-seekers using them during a recent search for employment.

This chart shows the % of Americans who have used the following resources for job searching.

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