Tonight’s the Night Job-seekers Will Be Searching for Jobs on Their Phones

job_search_indeedDid I say Wednesday’s when you should post jobs? OK, maybe — for people looking for jobs from a desktop or laptop. But new data from the hot job-search site Indeed shows that job-seekers using their mobile devices to find work are doing it more often Tuesday night than any other time.

Indeed’s mobile-device traffic has more than doubled over the past year, and a third of its searches are coming via mobile. Here’s what its data is showing:

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Here — above — you can see web-based and mobile-based traffic on Indeed during a week. The web traffic peaks around 11 a.m. (local time). That web traffic picks back up after work. As far as mobile, you can see how it really picks up at night. Tuesday is, by a hair, the biggest day for mobile.
    This is what a day looks like, showing mobile as a percentage of overall Indeed search traffic. You can see that in the morning a high percentage of Indeed searchers are doing it with a mobile device. Meanwhile, nighttime is a busy time for mobile job searches (Tuesday more so than any other day).
This is what a day looks like, showing mobile as a percentage of overall Indeed search traffic. You can see that in the morning a high percentage of Indeed searchers are doing it with a mobile device. Meanwhile, nighttime is a busy time for mobile job searches (Tuesday more so than any other day).

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