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Job Seeker Attitudes and Behaviors

David Earle

Job SearchSummary A worldwide study of 13,000 job seekers in 13 countries raises strategic questions about how employers can best recruit in today’s rapidly evolving talent marketplace.

The Internet has radically changed how employers and employees find each other. It has made talent markets extraordinarily transparent, offering job seekers, in particular, a much more level playing field when seeking new opportunities.

Among other things, this study reveals that, despite the proliferation of search channels, most job seekers use only one or two. It also updates data on job satisfaction, how long it takes to find work, and how job changes affect income.

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