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The Subversive Job Search: How to Overcome a Lousy Job, Sluggish Economy, and Useless Degree to Create a Six-Figure Career by Alan Corey

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2The Resume Jungle

Boxing was the only career where I wouldn’t have to start at the bottom. I had a good resume.

—Sugar Ray Leonard

As I now began shedding my self-defeating thoughts and having curbed my propensity to swear at my computer monitor, I decided to take job-hunting from a different approach. There had to be a better way than pissed off resume-bombing every listing with a scowl on my face. I decided I had to change one thing to make this soul-numbing task somewhat bearable. I was going to be completely optimistic instead. The economy was now even worse, and unemployment numbers across the United States were rising, so getting a job was now even more difficult. I had to believe I was the best to stand out. I hoped that now my unbridled ...

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