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Career Corner | Professional Courtship: The Rise of Social Media and the Death of the Cover Letter

Publication Date: 11/2010

Source: SO01 Public Relations Tactics
Product Code: 6C-111009
Organization/Author/Firm: Tim O’Brien, APR
Specialization(s): Career Development
Format: Newsletter Article (Tactics)
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Lazy attempts at job hunting aren’t impressive, but are becoming all too common as social media becomes more prevalent, says Tim O’Brien, APR. He’s witnessed unfortunate e-mails sent without any follow-up and received 140-character inquiries about job openings. Here, he explains why you must still put in the effort to win over your next employer.

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