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Make Job Seeking A Constant Thing

Make Job Seeking A Constant Thing

We should try and learn every new skill possible and continuously build our personal brand.

Most people start their search for a job after years when they feel they should start looking for a job (like after being laid off). By making the task of seeking a job a constant endeavour, we become more and more employable every year, even while doing the same job.

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