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Should you try to by-pass Human Resources in your Job Search?

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Yes and No.  The Human Resources department exists for a legitimate purpose and when run efficiently, it helps to streamline a lot of personnel related processes including hiring, making it possible for a lot to be accomplished in scheduled time.  On the other hand, if you are one of the many that do not get called back after making multiple applications, then maybe it is time to re-direct your application from  HR to the hiring manager.  While HR has its functions, for many individuals, going through HR may also mean that you will never get that interview.  The following are 3 reasons why it may be a better option to approach the hiring manager directly.

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How much online visibility is too much visibility for a job seeker?

[tweetmeme source=”http://wp.me/pUMf5-4J] As a job-seeker, ever wondered how much online visibility is too much? For the purpose of this post, let’s focus only on information intentionally created to support your job-search.  By now, most individuals know that online visibility is crucial to a successful job search and therefore strive to increase their online visibility by any means possible.  However not all information you post online will support the profile you are trying to create, and here is why.

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