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Table 2 Distribution of job search behavior among 28 interviewees

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 Freq. (%) Subtypes Freq. (%)
Single channel across two stages Formal Formal 14 (50 %) Assigned jobs from the state 5 (18 %)
Informal Informal 2 (7 %) Jobs obtained from the market 9 (32 %)
Joint channel between two stages Informal Formal 2 (7 %)   
Joint channel within two stages Formal + Informal Formal 7 (25 %)   
Formal + Informal Formal + Informal 3 (11 %)   
Total    28 (100 %)