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22 August 2012

Young and old spend same amount of time job-hunting: Statistics Canada

By: Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press, 08/22/2012

OTTAWA - Older unemployed workers spend as much time looking for a job as younger ones, according to a new Statistics Canada study.

The agency says unemployed people aged 55 to 64 spent an average of 13 hours a week looking for work — the same as those between the ages of 20 and 34.

But the study found key differences in the way each age group looked for jobs.

Older people were more likely to look at job ads and less likely to use the Internet than younger job hunters.

Younger people were more likely to contact employers directly as their main method of finding a job.

Both age groups turned to employment agencies in similar numbers. continue reading

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