Hitting the Ground Running

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Lesley M. Malone


On average seventy to eighty percent of employment is found through networking and of those positions only twenty percent are advertised publicly. With a national recession, most college graduates or professionals experiencing a career change are facing increasingly stiff competition. It is important to find a way to make yourself stand out in the pack. This article addresses a few simple, non-traditional techniques to securing the job you want. Bytaking a closer look at your individual motivation for the position and examining what employers value over experience and knowledge, this article gives some suggestions to help modify your job search.

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