Selected career activities of U.S. job seekers on LinkedIn as of September 2012

Career activities of U.S. job seekers on LinkedIn 2012 This statistic gives information on selected career activities that US job seekers perform on LinkedIn. During a survey in September 2012, it was found that 11 percent of job seekers in the United States had searched for jobs on LinkedIn.
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Share of job seekers
Updated profile with professional information26%
Searched for jobs11%
Provided your own profile on a job application or during an interview9%
Modified privacy settings with work in mind7%
Connected with a potential employer7%
Researched a potential employer before/during application process6%
Had contact with a recruiter4%
None of these62%
Share of job seekers
Updated profile with professional information26%
Searched for jobs11%
Provided your own profile on a job application or during an interview9%
Modified privacy settings with work in mind7%
Connected with a potential employer7%
Researched a potential employer before/during application process6%
Had contact with a recruiter4%
None of these62%
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This statistic gives information on selected career activities that US job seekers perform on LinkedIn. During a survey in September 2012, it was found that 11 percent of job seekers in the United States had searched for jobs on LinkedIn.
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Release date
July 2012
Region
United States
Survey time period
September 5 to 7, 2012
Number of respondents
2,108 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Online panel
Supplementary notes
1,266 respondents were part of the American workforce.
Multiple answers were possible.

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