Many HR experts see mobile friendly job search
sites as the future. It seems like only a few years ago, cell phones were the size of bricks and only owned by overly pretentious yuppies a la American Psycho Patrick Bateman
. Now, due to new technological advances, phones are about the size of the palm of your hand and owned by everyone from the elderly to children.
According to one article from the San Francisco Chronicle
, cell phone users in America have grown in number tremendously over the last ten years, going from approximately 34 million to 209 million. At the U.S. Census Bureau
’s last estimate, there are around 302 million people living in the country, which means that over one-third of the population owns a cell phone.
With the addition of such “goodies” as video games, e-mail capability and video games, cell phone users have come to expect for from their mobile devices. The creation and popularity of Apple’s iPhone
has shown that cell phones can offer their users much more.