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Looking for work when you already have a job

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A new Accountemps survey finds most workers (73 percent) are comfortable looking for a new job while still employed. Some may go as far as searching for a new gig while at the office!

Almost half (48 percent) of workers 18 to 34 said they are likely to conduct job-search activities while at work, compared to 26 percent of professionals 35 to 44 and 21 percent between the ages of 45 and 54 who expressed a similar willingness. 

The full survey results and an infographic are available at accountemps.rhi.mediaroom.com.

Robin Ankton of Robert Half International talks about ways to help you keep your secret job hunt a secret.  Play the video to see her interview with Fox 2's Murray Feldman.

Six tips to help professionals conduct a job search while still employed

1.        Look at internal openings first.

2.        Keep it to yourself.

3.        Play it safe when going online.

4.        Be up front with potential employers.

5.        Focus on the details.  

6.        Partner with a recruiter.

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