Online Job Market Bustles in April

May 21, 2002 ( - The world of online job hunting was red hot in April as applicants flocked to online employment Web sites in enormous numbers, an Internet audience measurement service said.

The hottest site during the month was Headhunter , which saw traffic skyrocket a whopping108% to 2.9 million visitors, according to Nielsen/NetRatings, Reuters said. also glowed fiery red with a 96% traffic jump to 1.1 million visitors.

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“With news of an economy on the recovery, traffic to career development and job-hunting sites rose in April. More surfers are turning to the Web to research employment opportunities and to learn about job-hunting tricks and strategies,” said Kim Pillon, Internet analyst at NetRatings, told Reuters.