Networking is rightfully touted as the magic bullet in a job search. Overwhelmingly, when my clients land positions they covet, they first learned of a role through someone they know – often a weak tie rather than someone from a long-term relationship – instead of an online job listing. Those
We all know that networking is one of the most effective ways to find a job, and that it’s a key strategy for getting your résumé in the hands of those who can help you. The problem is we don’t always know what to say or how to ask for
An old job search strategy is once again attracting a lot of attention from job seekers and career experts. Why bring back an old technique? Because it's working when so many other strategies are not. Clicking "apply" doesn't work Online applications, for example, have become the frustration of the century.
Here are ten ways to conduct effective information meetings in your job search: #1 - Put your networking skills to work (social media, personal contact list). Identify people who can add to your knowledge about your job search targets (industries, companies, positions). Use the power and ease of electronic communications