Getting a job via career-oriented social networking markets

@article{Buettner2017GettingAJ,
  title={Getting a job via career-oriented social networking markets},
  author={Ricardo Buettner},
  journal={Electronic Markets},
  year={2017},
  volume={27},
  pages={371-385}
}
  • Ricardo Buettner
  • Published 6 March 2017
  • Economics, Computer Science
  • Electronic Markets
While career-oriented social networking markets (CSNM) such as LinkedIn or XING are increasingly appreciated by a large number of internet users, our understanding of CSNM benefits and factors influencing the intention to use CSNM for a job search is very limited. For theoretical work on CSNM I extend Venkatesh’s et al. UTAUT2 model by presenting a new concept considering a user’s ties based on Granovetter’s social network theory. The evaluation of the extended model, which asks users of CSNM… Expand

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