November 21, 2002
Among workers using the Internet to look for a job during the first nine months of 2001, the most common jobsearch methods were reading on-line ads or job listings (92.2 percent of Internet jobseekers) and researching information on potential employers (68.5 percent).
The least common methods used were posting a resume on a job listing service (37.4 percent) and posting a resume on a personal website (4.8 percent).
This pattern of Internet jobsearch was essentially the same regardless of demographic characteristics, occupation, or industry.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Editor's Desk, Job-search methods on-line on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2002/nov/wk3/art04.htm (visited December 05, 2013).
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