American Sociological Association

Strong Ties, Weak Ties, or No Ties: What Helped Sociology Majors Find Career-Level Jobs?

July 2013
Authors: Roberta Spalter-Roth, Nicole Van Vooren, Michael Kisielewski, Mary S. Senter

This research brief examines the use and effectiveness of social capital (including strong, weak, and impersonal or non-ties) in the pursuit of career-level jobs by recent sociology graduates.

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