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Job search information behaviours: An ego-net study of networking amongst young job-seekers

Journal Article
Mowbray, J., Hall, H., Raeside, R., & Robertson, P. J. (2018)
Job search information behaviours: An ego-net study of networking amongst young job-seekers. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 50(3), (239-253). ISSN 0961-0006
Networking is considered an integral feature of job search, yet its behavioural manifestation has received little attention in the extant literature. Here this is addressed in...

The role of networking and social media tools during job search: an information behaviour perspective

Journal Article
Mowbray, J., Hall, H., Raeside, R., & Robertson, P. (2017)
The role of networking and social media tools during job search: an information behaviour perspective. Information Research, 22(1),
Introduction. The paper presents a critical analysis of the extant literature pertaining to the networking behaviour of young jobseekers in both offline and online environment...

The impact of community grassroots campaigns on public library closures in the UK.

Presentation / Conference
Mowbray, J. & Hall, H. (2015, June)
The impact of community grassroots campaigns on public library closures in the UK. Paper presented at Information: interactions and impact (i3) 2015, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland
This paper draws on the findings of a 2014 research project related to recent UK public library closures, both threatened and actual. It reports on grassroots community librar...

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

Conference Proceeding
Mowbray, J., Raeside, R., Hall, H. & Robertson, P. (2015)
Social networking sites and employment status: an investigation based on Understanding Society data. In IDIMC 2016: Exploring our digital shadow - from data to intelligence, 75-85. ISBN 9781905499526
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) am...

Could social networking online help NEET young people gain employment?

Presentation / Conference
Mowbray, J., Hall, H. & Raeside, R. (2015, June)
Could social networking online help NEET young people gain employment?. Paper presented at Information: interactions and impact (i3) 2015, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland
This paper first explores the literature pertaining to social networking in both off-line and online environments, and places it within the context of the study of employment ...

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