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Employed Job Search among Young Workers: Do Women Still Search Differently than Men in the Internet Age?

Jeffrey J. Yankow ()
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Jeffrey J. Yankow: Furman University

International Advances in Economic Research, 2017, vol. 23, issue 2, 245-259

Abstract: Abstract Using data from the 2008–2011 waves of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997, this study explores the job search methods and strategies utilized by young workers. Although women are found to be marginally less likely to engage in on-the-job search than men, when they do they are equally likely to use the internet. The most important gender difference identified is that marriage serves as a strong inhibiting factor to search, both online and offline, for women but not so for men. In terms of search methods, men and women show almost identical patterns of usage. While there is substitution between online and offline search within particular method categories, employed searchers are generally using the internet as a complement to rather than as a replacement for more traditional offline search methods.

Keywords: Job search; Gender differences; Internet (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J1 J6 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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