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You see a job advertisement and jump into it with a lot of excitement. Energy and speed of response is good when applying to Job Advertisement however it needs to match with laser sharp focus. Beauty lies in the eyes of beholder. You want an employer to be able to assess your job application against...

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Meet, as everyone called her was the inspiration for this blog. She was the funder editor of the blog and kept us motivated to share thoughts and advice for benefit of all job seekers. She wanted the advice to be given free to everyone without asking for their name or email id. She left us in 2015 and we miss her presence and guidance. May her soul rest in peace with the lord almighty.

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