Social networking sites and employment status: an investigation based on Understanding Society data

Mowbray, J., Raeside, R., Hall, H., Robertson, P. (2016). Social networking sites and employment status: an investigation based on Understanding Society data. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of the 2nd International Data Information and Information Management Conference (IDIMC), , () ( ed.). (pp. 75-85). Loughborough: . LISU.


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Abstract

An analysis is made of secondary data derived from Understanding Society: The UK household longitudinal study (2012) as related to the use of social networking sites (SNSs) amongst 16-21 year olds. This explores the relationship between employment status and the use of SNSs, and other key variables cited in the extant literature pertaining to the adoption of SNSs. The results of the analysis are then used as a basis to discuss future research on the information seeking behaviours of young job-seekers in the UK, using social media tools such as SNSs.

The full text of the paper is also available in the conference proceedings at https://idimc.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/2016-idimc-proceedings.pdf
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Authors

Hazel Hall
Director of CSI
h.hall@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2760
Robert Raeside
Professor (Affiliate to IIDI)
R.Raeside@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 4308
John Mowbray
Research Student
j.mowbray@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455

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