Job search methods, job search outcomes, and job satisfaction of college graduates: A comparison of race and sex

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2001
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Mau, Wei-Cheng J.
Kopischke, Amie
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Mau, W.-C., & Kopischke, A. (2001). Job search methods, job search outcomes, and job satisfaction of college graduates: A comparison of race and sex. Journal of Employment Counseling, 38(3), 17-18.

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A nationally representative sample of college graduates (N=11,152) were surveyed regarding their job-seeking behaviors and outcomes. Race and sex differences among the job search strategies used, number of job interviews, number of job offers, annual salary, and job satisfaction were examined. Results indicated significant race and sex differences in job search methods used. There were significant differences in underemployment and job satisfaction as a function of race, and in underemployment and annual salary as a function of sex. There were no significant differences in number of job interviews or job offers regardless of race or sex.

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