Wake up, job seekers, and optimize your time and effort.

Snap out of it!

Are your eyes glazing over from staring at the computer – refreshing the online job search engines every other minute and blindly emailing résumés? Sorry, but while this passive job-search strategy is easy, “it’s the lazy thing to do, and it’s very unproductive,” says Andrea Kay, career consultant and author of “This Is How To Get Your Next Job.” Don’t abandon your online tools altogether, but consider these other ways to complement your job search.

Next: 1. Do some soul searching.

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