WORKPLACE: JOB HUNT AT WORK

As any job coach will tell you, the best time to get a job is when you already have one. For many seeking greener pastures, that means the best time to look for new work is during office hours. How can you pull off a full-fledged job hunt from your desk?

Since bosses not only have the tools but often the right to search your hard drive and e-mail, consider storing your resume at Xdrive.com, which offers handy online storage space. And rather than tie up company phone lines with a bunch of cold calls to prospective employers, try linkedin.com, a business-networking site modeled after friendster.com that lets you build contacts through acquaintances. Finally, to erase traces that you've been surfing the help-wanted ads, check outonymizer.com. The company offers software that will hide your domain while you're online and erase digital evidence like cookies and tracking bugs. Just don't forget who's signing your current paycheck.

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