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jobpilot, Europe’s career market on the internet, has revealed from analysis of website page views, which average up to 31m pages viewed per month, that many employees across Europe are devoting valuable time in their working day to searching for jobs.

The data, gathered over twelve months from jobpilot’s European online recruitment network, gives an indication of the number of hits on jopbilot’s websites mapped against local time for Belgium, Germany, Spain, France, Sweden, Hungary, UK and the Netherlands. In all cases peak times were found to be between 10.00am and 3.30pm, making current employers unwitting allies in their employees’ pursuit for jobs. Surprisingly, as the end of the working day draws to an end, the number of hits on the website drops.

The jobpilot data also reveals that the French appear to be “early birds” as they are the only country which records a significant number of hits between 5.00am and 7.00am - before the working day has even begun!

Commenting on the findings, Stu Davies, managing director of said: “The findings have come as quite a surprise as we were expecting that the two main peaks in the day would be lunchtime, where many employers allow employees to use the internet for personal use, and after working hours. It would appear though that many employees are disillusioned or bored with their current jobs, which prompts them to start searching for jobs whilst at their place of work rather than encroaching on their leisure time.”

These results follow jobpilot’s earlier findings that Tuesday is the most popular day of the week to look for jobs (drawing 37% of the week’s total page views). Wednesday was the second most popular day with 21%, closely followed by Monday and Thursday, with 17% each. Unsurprisingly Fridays (4%), Saturdays (2%) and Sundays (2%) were found to be the least popular days for looking for work, further proving the point that job seekers had little interest in investigating new career options when the weekend was fast approaching.

About jobpilot

jobpilot is a full service e-recruitment provider. Founded in 1995 in Germany, sites are now online in 15 European countries as well as the United States, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia. The company successfully floated on the Neuer Markt in 2000. jobpilot is committed to providing clients a competitive advantage, by employing dynamic, cost effective, and results driven recruitment solutions, while maintaining high levels of service. Our recently launched ASP workflow management solution is the latest of our innovative product offerings also including a global CV database, WAP and recruitment branding services.

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