Alternatives to the Dreaded Networking | The Job Whisperer

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All I can say is that it isn’t as hard as it looks or feels, but that’s easy for me to say now.  I know how the unemployed and discouraged feel; I’ve been there and I remember well that I hated going out of my house for groceries, let alone to any kind of gathering involving introductions and smiles.  Or clothing other than jeans or pajamas.

I offer the following alternatives only in the spirit of understanding that you need to do something other than sit in front of a computer screen imagining that you will seriously be considered for jobs you see posted on public job boards.  Yes, Monster.com is not your salvation.  Being highly responsible, having a drivers license, and being willing to travel does not qualify you; those boiler plate items are there to discourage some of those who are.

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