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Job search tips from Debra Shigley at TheGrindstone.com

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The job search can be a grueling process and it takes a persistent effort on your part.

In the tough economy you also may feel discouraged at times.

The Grindstone's  Editor At Large, Debra Shigley, spoke with CBSAtlanta.com's Jennifer Banks to offer tips to land the job you want.

Shigley suggests using social media to expand your job search, not just to chat with your friends.

It's also important to clean up your social media image before contacting future employers.

With 45 percent of employers using Facebook as a means to screen possible employees it's important to be as careful as possible.

Shigley also explains how importaint key words are when you write up a resume.

If you are looking for a job in the Atlanta area, be sure to check out our Job of The Day.

TheGrindstone.com caters to women in the workplace.

As women move up in their careers, they still need a place to go to vent their frustrations, share their amusements, and learn how to survive as they move up the ladder.

On the website you can find information about balancing your life and career.

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