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Jobs That Matter by Heather Krasna

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CHAPTER 11

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IDENTIFYING PUBLIC SERVICEOPPORTUNITIES: NETWORKING ANDNAVIGATING THE APPLICATION PROCESS

“Success consists in the climb.” —Elbert Hubbard

The standard job search advice is to look for posted job descriptions and apply to them. For certain positions, such as those posted by government agencies that require a civil service test, this method is the best way to be considered for opportunities. However, a common mistake of job seekers is to rely solely on applying for posted job opportunities. You can boost your odds of success by trying the job opportunity sourcing techniques described in this chapter, which have worked for thousands ...

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