How to find a job in a sluggish economy

College job fair
A job seeker carries a briefcase stuffed with job notices during the College of Marin's annual fall job fair on October 26, 2011 in Kentfield, Calif.
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U.S. employers added only 80,000 jobs in June, according to a Labor Department report Friday. It's another sign of a sluggish economy and the third month in a row with weak hiring numbers three years after the recession ended.

The unemployment rate was unchanged at 8.2 percent. With the economy still struggling to recover three years after the recession ended, we'll look at how to maximize the results of your job search in tough economic times.

Prototype Career Services President Amy Lindgren and HireCast Consulting Vice President of Recruiting Paul DeBettignies will join The Daily Circuit Monday to take your questions and offer advice to help you find the ideal job.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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