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Although the internet is a powerful tool to add to your job search arsenal, don’t neglect traditional strategies such as networking, company research, a winning resume, and thorough interview preparation. Take advantage of resources such as Professional and Trade Publications—There are thousands of magazines, journals, and newsletters with information about specific fields or industries which may also contain job listings.
The previous sections of this book have focused on helping you, the reader, to consider some basic questions: “What are my skills, talents, strengths, values, interests, and personal qualities and how will they fit into the workplace?” The answers to these questions help you define who you are in relation to your search for the career path that will bring you the most fulfillment. The next part of this journey is finding out what actually is available in the world of work. This is the time for occupational research and exploration.