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Taking the right approach, and avoiding common pitfalls, will help you stand out.
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Employment gaps or “blended” careers may make a traditional approach less than perfect. Consider these alternate formats.
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Some job seekers say this traditional application piece is no longer required… but think before you skip it.
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