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I recently got married, but my contractor position is set to expire soon, so I'm scrambling to find a new job. Can you offer any suggestions on how I can more effectively look for a marketing job in the San Jose area? I usually apply online (HotJobs, etc.), but that doesn't seem to be very effective. I've also thought about going through an employment agency, but I don't know how effective they are. I have a few years of marketing experience, so I'm at that 'tweener stage: not entry-level, but not management level either.

Asked By: TVP - 11/9/2006
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Try Craigslist. I found my dream job on this site and was just hired. I had little success with HotJobs, Aol or careerbuilder. Also try sending resumes out to companies that may not be hiring. You never know when a position opens up so be the first in line. Good luck. I hope you find a great job soon!
Answered By: cheri - 11/9/2006
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Ever thought about "free-lancing" and consulting? Make 50 copies of your resume, pick as many companies as you would like to work for, and then pound the pavement. Get into the HR office and take the HR Director out for a cup of coffee. If you get them off their turf you can make the experience more personable, less... More
Answered By: Roosterkroozer - 11/9/2006
 
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