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“You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself.” – Alan Alda
The days of going directly to companies HR departments with printed resumes or posting them via snail mail are history now. With internet
Make your presence visible over the Internet:
There is something called “sourcing” in the hiring world (finding candidates by networking, advertising or other methods). More than 80 percent of recruiters “source” potential candidates on via business social networks (like
The social media factor:
The ever increasing popularity of social media has changed everything including the job hunt market to a great extent. With the help of social media you can connect and reconnect with your old colleagues, clients and friends who can help you find potential employers and eventually a desired job. If this does not work for you, you have countless other ways to reach potential employers. One of the best ways is to become a member of online groups from your industry (or profession) and a potential employer. By conducting some research on maximizing sites such as
Do not expect your potential group to always respond:
This is certainly a tough rule to know. You cannot expect potential employers to respond; they may or may not reply to your email, online application or voice-mail. However, if there is a good match, you will certainly hear back. If you are not getting any responses, you may try to follow up, however, don’t expect a positive result.
Getting or finding jobs today comes with set of different rules than the ones that existed even just a few years ago. Gone are the days when people used to get jobs by sending or delivering printed resumes. With the Internet you have certainly new rules to follow. Try using the above tips to help you find your prospective employers (or help them find you). This is a new mantra in the world of online
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Good luck in your search.
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