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    Lauren Celano
    Advice for Scientists
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    In today’s job market, there are estimates that more than 30% of jobs are currently filled by finding candidates through online job boards and sites like LinkedIn.  This estimate is astonishing and very important to keep in mind if you are a job seeker.  Times are changing.  Never before have job seekers been able to so clearly highlight and promote their knowledge, their experiences, and their interests.   I have often wondered though, why, so few people seem to realize the full potential to utilize their online presence to drive awareness and focus in their career search. Building a detailed and clear online presence can be a key differentiator in your ability to be recognized by external recruiters and internal human resources professionals as they search for candidates that are relevant for jobs that they ...