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High Tech and High Touch: Headhunting, Technology, and Economic Transformation

James E. Coverdill and William Finlay

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501702808
eISBN:
9781501713996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702808.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book examines headhunting—contingency recruiting—in the wake of two profound changes in the labor market. The first is the emergence and explosive rise of various forms of social media, most ... More


Searching for jobs: qualifications, support for the workless and the good and bad of informal social networks

Tracy Shildrick, Robert MacDonald, Colin Webster, and Kayleigh Garthwaite

in Poverty and insecurity: Life in low-pay, no-pay Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847429117
eISBN:
9781447307907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429117.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores how motivations to work were put into practice, in searching for jobs. It shows how the local labour market available to informants was instituted through informal social ... More


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