Network Using Your College Career Office

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Co-workers, friends and acquaintances sharing information -- this is how 70-80% of all people get hired, according to many estimates. I’ve regularly written here about how networking can help you gain access to this “hidden” job market and meet decision makers who can hire you. But today I want to share a nifty twist on networking that worked during the last recession, and can give your job search a boost in this economy, too.

Network Using Your College Career Office

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Co-workers, friends and acquaintances sharing information -- this is how 70-80% of all people get hired, according to many estimates. I’ve regularly written here about how networking can help you gain access to this “hidden” job market and meet decision makers who can hire you. But today I want to share a nifty twist on networking that worked during the last recession, and can give your job search a boost in this economy, too.

Age Discrimination During Job Search | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Rely on your network. In my opinion, the introduction and recommendation from your network is a more successful distraction than leaving off dates and jobs. Susan Schaffer In job search, one of the critical success factors is getting in the door – with or without networking.

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job listing asks candidates to submit a headshot — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

I just read a Craigslist ad for a very reputable high-end restaurant in Minneapolis (not a strip-club or Hooters by any means). Connect on Facebook how to manage a hard worker whos dropping balls Social media CAN get you a job.

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