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This is a presentation of interview findings which forms part of my PhD project, about how young people engage with their networks and use social media during job search to acquire information. The study was informed by Tom Wilson's model of information seeking (1981), and also included the use of the "name generator" approach to gather ego-net data. This facilitated the creation of ego-net visuals (or job search information networks), which were then analysed to understand the behaviours associated with networking during job search from a young persons perspective. It also provided evidence of how information acquired from people and organisations, both offline and via social media, can improve the quality of job search via access to higher levels of social capital.