Smartphone job search activities among mobile job seekers in the United States as of July 2015, by education

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High school grad or lessCollege grad
Browse or research jobs online94%93%
Call a potential employer on the phone78%90%
Email someone about a job you were applying for64%80%
Fill out an online job application61%37%
Create a resume or cover letter33%10%

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This statistic presents a ranking of popular smartphone job search activities among mobile job seekers in the United States as of July 2015, by education. During the survey period, 33 percent of respondents who had completed high school or less had written a cover letter or a resume on a smartphone. Only ten percent of mobile job seekers who were college graduates had done the same.
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Release date
November 2015
United States
Survey time period
June 10 to July 12, 2015
Number of respondents
total survey n = 2,001
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
based on 28% of Americans who have used a smartphone during job search
Method of interview
Telephone interview

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