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How to get that job, 4th Edition by Malcolm Hornby

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How to use the internet in your job hunt

As I suggested at the start of the chapter, anyone in this day and age who wants to be taken seriously as a prospective employee must use the internet as part of their job hunt.

The recruitment process has changed so much that many organisations will now only accept electronic applications. I have even heard of managers receiving printed CVs and then requesting that the applicant submit the same information in electronic form. Many organisations, such as the Civil Service and a number of department stores, use on-line screening processes before they will accept an application from you. When you start to register your interest in a job, they take you through a number of on-line questions to screen you ...

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