The Single Most Important Factor In Getting A Job

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In today’s job market, you’ve got to do whatever it takes to get your foot in the door even if it means taking advantage of friends and family connections.

Friends are┬áthe most common way to find new job referrals. Without connections to pass along your resume, “your chances of landing a job are supposedly nonexistent,” Anthony Balderrama at CareerBuilder.com tells CNN.

We asked our readers if they got their job through nepotism. It turns out friends and family connections really is the most common way to get a job.

Here are the results:

Nepotism poll

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