26.02.09

One in Seven Jobseekers Exclusively Using the Internet to Look for Jobs

The largest ever online recruitment survey shows the number of people exclusively using the internet to look for a job has doubled since 2007.

The latest annual National Online Recruitment Audience Survey (NORAS) surveyed over 50,000 online job seekers between September and December 2008. The results showed that 1 in 4 online job seekers having obtained a job that they searched for, found and applied to online.

Online job seekers were also found to be willing to improve their skills and qualifications in order to get the right job, with 78% saying they would be prepared to take a course or qualification to further their career. 

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