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Whether you’re new to the workforce or a seasoned vet, the only way you’re going to get the job you want is by going out and finding it.
Scour job boards. Submit slightly modified cover letter and resume. Repeat. Sound familiar? That's because that's what everyone is doing – and it's not going to cut it.
Our mindset creates our world – unfortunately we've been brought up asking the wrong questions.
Social media provides an entirely new method for interacting with potential employers – but does it work, and is it worth it?
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