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Same-Day Resume , 2nd Edition by Michael Farr

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Chapter 5

Use Your Resume on the Internet

Although the Internet has helped many people find job leads, far more have been disappointed. The problem is that many job seekers assume they can simply put resumes in Internet resume databases, and employers will line up to hire them. It sometimes happens this way, but not often. This is the same negative experience that people have when sending lots of unsolicited resumes to personnel offices—a hopeful but mostly ineffective approach that was around long before computers.

As with sending out many unsolicited resumes, putting your resume on the Internet is a passive approach that is unlikely to work ...

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