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For someone searching for a job or even just looking to identify a new position, any interested employer can seem like a safe port in a storm. But before you accept a new position or re-enter the workforce, look for a few important warning signs

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IT worker confidence hits all-time low

According to a recent Harris Interactive report, IT pros south of the border are attributing the IT job shortage to the ongoing economic downturn.

Common questions about compiling a list of references

One of the last things many job seekers do prior to submitting a resume is tack on the perfunctory "References Available Upon Request" at the bottom of the document. Most don't give the statement a second thought and include it more out of habit than anything else. But the truth is that this short sentence plays a much greater part in your chances of landing the position you seek than you might realize. Many companies are diligent about checking references.

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