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PRINT JUST FINE FOR MANY JOB SEEKERS

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Despite the hype surrounding the potential for online classifieds, job listings continue to be the darlings of print classified advertising.

In fact, a survey recently conducted by the William Olsten Center for Workforce Strategies found that 43% of all new hires in 1999 will be recruited by traditional classified advertising, while just 5% are expected to be generated via the Internet or job recruitment Web sites.

Of the 322 companies that completed the survey, 38% will accept resume and job applications online, up from 17% two years ago.

"It takes a while for people to get comfortable with technology," according to an Olsten spokesman. "But we are confident that online recruitment will continue

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