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October 05, 2005

Numbers--Consumer confidence suffered its biggest drop in 15 years in September, a decline blamed on the rising energy anxiety, the Conference Board said.

Tip of the Week: Would you go to an interview barefoot?

Sending a resume without careful preparation is like going on a job interview without your shoes. Your resume is your foot-in-the door. Make a good impression. What do you want the employer to know about you? What key skills and competencies are required for the position? Make sure there are no misspellings. Don't rely on spell check. Ask someone to proofread for you. Before you mail out your resume, ask yourself: "Am I putting my best foot forward?"

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