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Call getjobtitle
End If
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'pause macro
strresponse2 = MsgBox("Please make the necessary edits to this file. When you are done, select OK to continue generating your job profile.", vbOKOnly, "OK")
If strresponse = 0 Then
'resume macro
Call getjobtitle
End If
End If



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