Job Hunting 2.0

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If you’ve been in the job market for a while, you’re probably an old pro at dusting off your resume whenever you’re ready to make a career move. But if you’re new to the workforce – or it’s been a while since you last threw yourself into job hunting mode – be forewarned: in the last few years, the game has changed. Nowadays, landing that new job often means showing employers not just that you’re qualified, but that you’re on the cutting edge – of technology that is.

Welcome to job hunting 2.0, where social media, networking and online community are the new rules of play. And this teeming virtual community isn’t a fad – it’s a new reality borne of an increasingly global marketplace that’s getting bigger and more competitive all the time. This applies to job hunting too, leaving job seekers to either get with the program or get left behind. Not sure where to get started? Check out some of the top things job seekers need to know now in my new post on

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