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Writing your Resumé by Robert Heller

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Canvassing Employers

Approaching employers “cold” is a highly speculative strategy – you have no idea if they are currently recruiting. However, if you can target the right employers with the right proposition, they may express an interest in meeting you.

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Include a career summary when making a speculative application.

Identifying potential employers

If you have conducted your career audit and set your career goals, you will be able to identify the employment sectors you would like to work in. A little more research will provide a list of potential employers. Most major employers will include recruitment information on their Web sites, ...

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