Switching jobs to avoid the outsourcing threat

Written by Scott Brown

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Here are some fields to consider which are not as susceptible to outsourcing: * Sales and Marketing * Management * Healthcare (Doctors and Nurses) * Lawyers (not paralegals) * Art/Entertainment

Outsourcing is having a big impact on work in America. Just as employers today have to compete with companies all overrepparttar globe, so too dorepparttar 145664 employees who work for them. Being aware of how you stack up against employees in other countries is a good first step in being able to compete with them. Being innovative about how you userepparttar 145665 advantages available to you can help mitigaterepparttar 145666 effects of outsourcing and enable you to continue doing work you enjoy.

Scott Brown is the author of the Job Search Handbook (http://www.JobSearchHandbook.com). As editor of the HireSites.com weekly newsletter on job searching, Scott has written many articles on the subject. He wrote the Job Search Handbook to provide job seekers with a complete yet easy to use guide to finding a job effectively.

Cover Letter Warning: Watch Out For the BIG BAD WORD!

Written by Jimmy Sweeney

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Toss this:

"Pursuant to said resume attached, I have compiled and codified a list of attributes, and carefully analyzedrepparttar characteristics necessary to extrapolate my purpose and penchant forrepparttar 145571 kind of work you articulated with extreme verbosity on your web site underrepparttar 145572 item, "Available Positions." That said, I ask your kind permission to garner a private conference with you so I might bring to your attention...

At this point, if he gets that far,repparttar 145573 employer will shredrepparttar 145574 letter as well as any thought of contacting you for an interview.

HOW TO COMBAT BIG BAD WORD-ITIS: Read your cover letter aloud. The moment you hear, feel, or say a word or phrase that twists your tongue and fogs your brain, take it out. Rewrite untilrepparttar 145575 words and sentences roll off your tongue and you feel yourself smiling. Hey this sounds good! Display your passion forrepparttar 145576 position and clearly ASK forrepparttar 145577 job interview.

I'm rooting for you! Clear concise language is so rare inrepparttar 145578 business world today, that those who can master it will landrepparttar 145579 interview of their dreams--andrepparttar 145580 job that's behind it.

Jimmy Sweeney is the president of CareerJimmy and author of the new, "Amazing Cover Letter Creator." Jimmy has written several career-related books and his unique articles are always a job-seeker favorite. Who else wants their phone ringing off the hook with more quality job interviews? Visit Jimmy on the web right now at http://www.Amazing-Cover-Letters.com for your 'instant' cover letter today.

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