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Non-traditional Job Search Strategies Rule!

By: pmegan
It's no longer a secret that the old-fashioned ways to find a job are flawed. And for good reason.

You see if you're serious about finding a good job . . . and you want to do it NOW rather than months from now . . . then you have to do it differently from the way you heard it should be done.

For example, most people think they have to write a resume first. And so they spend countless hours writing and re-writing . . . tweaking and fine-tuning. Until they've got a document that they feel truly represents the best of what they've done and presents a solid work history.

Then they're told they should distribute that resume as widely as possible . . . to companies, want ads, online job sites, agencies and recruiters. And then wait for the invitations to interview.

The problem with this approach is very simple. It doesn't work! At least if you don't want to wait months for an offer to materialize.

First of all, employers don't care what you used to do for someone else. They want to know what you're going to do for them. So your resume masterpiece will probably get trashed, if it even gets to the decision-maker's desk at all.

Secondly, your resume will initially be screened by a personnel staff member or a lower level management assistant--not by the person who will make a hiring decision about you.

Thirdly, when you rely on your resume to find you a job, you're putting yourself right in the middle of all your competition. You're just one of thousands of resumes in circulation for that job opening.

So, like I said, if you're serious about finding a good job in a short period of time, you can't rely on your resume to get it. You have to use non-traditional, alternative approaches.

Basically, alternative strategies have a different starting point. First, they show you how to identify the companies and then the right hiring decision-maker that match up with your interests and skills. Then they show various techniques for getting in front of those employers without them seeing you as a job candidate.

These unique alternative strategies walk you through, step-by-step, the ways to establish rapport and chemistry with that person and bring him/her to the point where they can see you as a comfortable member of the team.

Now, the exciting news is, if you follow this non-traditional plan, you can be entertaining job offers in as little as 14 days!
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