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10 ways to get a better job in 2017

Money Logo By Kristen Bahler of Money | Slide 1 of 11: An applicant fills out an application for temp work at Careerxchange in Miami in May.

10 ways to get a better job in 2017

2017 is shaping up to be a great year for job seekers— the labor market is strong, wages are rising, and companies are eager to hire.

If “landing a new gig” tops your list of resolutions, there’s a good chance you’ll soon get your wish. The job hunt won’t be a cakewalk, though. According to a new report from consulting firm Dale Carnegie, competition will be stiff, with 41% of U.S. employees actively looking for a new job or planning on doing so within the next year.

To keep your resume out of the trash bin, you’ll need to find a way to stick out. We asked career experts across the country to give us their best tips for elbowing your way past the competition. Click through to see their top 10. 

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