The best job search strategy is to develop a list of target companies (companies you would like to work for) and then find contacts inside those companies.
Are you tired of your application falling into a black hole? Want a better way to communicate with a potential employer and secure an interview?
Then you need to earn an employee referral!
According to Jobvite, employee referrals get hired faster than candidates from company career sites. In addition, HR professionals rate employee referrals as the No. 1 source for quality hires!
In fact, Jobvite reports that 44 percent of new hires are employee referrals. So how does one take advantage of this hiring trend? Here are five ways to earn an employee referral… and get hired!