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Do you have a leg-up on the competition if you are referred to an open position by a friend? In theory, answer may be yes but would like to hear some thoughts, especially in this market.

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Unless that person is a complete dud, yes.

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Yes absolutely

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Purely anecdotal. Resume went from bottom of the pile to getting an interview scheduled within 18 min of my email mentioning associate friend.

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