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How to get a job today!

The way to get a job today—this very day–is to declare yourself employed. Decide that you are a self-employed consultant and that makes it so. Use this decision to fill gaps in your resume

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Back when networking was (almost) illegal

Back in the 1970s, affirmative action / equal employment opportunity practices required personnel recruiting beyond the acquaintances of current employees. Now experts agree that networking is the most effective way to get a job, but that doesn’t mean the situation is desirable.

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Why job boards don’t work: a contrarian view

Job applications and resumes submitted through the online job boards, such as Craigslist, Monster and CareerBuilder, would compete more effectively if they were prepared with the same effort and enthusiasm as seekers expend on networked opportunities.

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