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Super Secrets of the Successful Jobseeker: Everything you need to know about finding a job in difficult times by Simon Gray

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Chapter 2: Understanding a Tough Market

We all know the saying that knowledge is power – well the good news is that it actually is! The more you know about your environment the better you can adapt to it. Just as the primitive man built shelter for warmth and made spears for hunting, the successful jobseeker must build a set of effective tools for finding that next role.

The jobseeker who knows and understands the market is better able to adapt to that market. I have interviewed a number of people recently who have been in secure jobs for many years but have just come back onto the job market through redundancy. Their expectations are unrealistic; they are stuck in a time warp of when they last looked for a job, when they probably found it ...

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