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How to Stand out When Applying for a Job | Power Your Future – Yahoo! Finance

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If you want to be in the top 20 percent of job applicants who get noticed and win interviews, you should be thinking about how to incorporate sales secrets into your job search strategy. John Kalusa is a nationally recognized writer who speaks about corporate sales, recruiting, and personal career management. With over 25 years of experience as a strategic recruiting, human resources, and sales and marketing management leader in start-ups and Fortune 250 companies, he’s well qualified to comment on what the hiring manager wants to see.

“80 percent of candidates don’t have a real chance of landing an interview because they don’t do anything to set themselves apart from the crowd,” says Kalusa. “After reviewing thousands of resumes and conducting nearly as many interviews, I’m amazed at how many people take an unfocused approach and send the same tired resume to every posting.”

via How to Stand out When Applying for a Job | Power Your Future – Yahoo! Finance.

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Written by edparnell

December 31, 2011 at 9:24 pm

Posted in Business, Interesting

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