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Table 1 The extended typology of job search channels and hiring requirements

From: A third type of job search behavior: the use of the formal-informal joint channel in matching individual qualifications with hiring requirements in urban China

  Recruitment Selection
Single channel across two stages Formal Formal
  Informal Informal
Joint channel between two stages Formal Informal
  Informal Formal
Joint channel within two stages Formal + Informal Formal
  Formal + Informal Informal
  Formal Formal + Informal
  Informal Formal + Informal
  Formal + Informal Formal + Informal