Some Job Candidates Watch a Possible Employer's Every Click

Andrew Shurtleff for The Chronicle

M. Joel Voss, a doctoral candidate in foreign affairs at the U. of Virginia who is hunting for a job, uses Google Analytics to gauge colleges' interest as evidenced by their visits to his Web site.
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Shortly before his phone rang, M. Joel Voss noticed a new visitor to the Web site he had put together for his academic-job search. The visit added to his curiosity; in the past two days, he had noticed that his site had received a half-dozen or so...

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