Average age of industry is 47 Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc.— is crucial in reaching young recruits. Although some freight roads are getting on board with social media, others — rail transit authorities, in particular — are behind the times in that regard, Gale believes. &quot;Young professionals are definitely using social media to look for jobs,&quot; says Gale, who runs a LinkedIn group called &quot;FastLane Hires Transportation & Infrastructure HR Network.&quot;
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55% female according to Nielsen 69.6 million users accessed applications Social networking applications reached 14.5M News applications reached 9.3M Sports information apps reached 7.7M Bank accounts apps doubled to 5M Access of online retail sites increased 47%, Overall, 69.6 million mobile users accessed applications on their phones in April 2010, up 28% from the same period a year earlier. Mobile use of social networking applications reached 14.5 million users in April, up 240%, followed by news apps, with 9.3 million users, up 124% and sports information apps, with 7.7 million users, up 113%. Bank accounts apps also more than doubled their audience, growing to 5.0 million users in April.
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The New Handshake Social Media for Business Barbara Giamanco, Talent Builders Inc. American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association 2011