TITLE

Study reveals a gender difference in job-search strategies

AUTHOR(S)
Frazee, Valerie
PUB. DATE
April 1997
SOURCE
Workforce (10928332);Apr97, Vol. 76 Issue 4, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports results of a study released by career management consulting firm EnterChange on effective job search strategies for both groups of men and women. Statistics of women who are more likely than men to find job through classified advertisements; Statistics of men who find networking as an effective strategy for job-searching.
ACCESSION #
9710246668

 

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