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shotgunning
 v.— «Recruiters and overworked personnel administrators advise against blindly sending resumes to companies. They recommend doing your homework to determine what you can offer the company. And find out exactly whom to contact to be noticed. “Shotgunning in a very, very hot economy results in a lot of wasted time.”» —“Planning a Job Search? Chart a Direct Course Your Resume Won’t Matter if It Doesn’t Get to the Right Desk” by Jane Applegate Los Angeles Times Sept. 29, 1985. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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