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How to Read Between the Lines of a Job Posting

What "help wanted" really means

By Joel Schwartzberg - March 19, 2013
At first glance, most job postings may seem simple -- there's a description, a list of required skills, necessary qualifications and not much more. Well maybe, maybe not.

Often between those lines are clues that reveal if the opportunity is truly right for you, or if it's a mismatch in the making. You may also discover valuable insight that could give you an advantage when you apply.

So how do you start using your job application X-ray vision? Let these workplace experts answer your questions about what "help wanted" really means.

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