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Search Duration and Intermediate, Transitional Work

Hotchkiss, Julie L. (1992): Search Duration and Intermediate, Transitional Work. Published in: Proceedings of the 44th Annual Winter Meetings, Industrial Relations Research Association (1992): pp. 630-636.

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The purpose of this paper is to explore the effect of transitional work on the duration of an individual's search spell. A transitional job is one that begins and ends during a reported search spell. While transitional employment may lengthen a person's search through a reduction in time and energy available for finding a permanent job, taking a transitional job may provide the searcher with increased employer contacts and allow the search to distance him- or herself from the stigma of unemployment.

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