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10 Types of People to Approach When Job Search Networking

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There are many types of people to approach when job search networking. The key is to be systematic about it. Just be sure you have some from each of these 10 categories.   

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This Year, Take Control with a Proactive Job Search

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So you’ve finally mastered your pitch and your resume is done. Now it’s time to do the really hard work of putting all the pieces together and developing your job search strategy. But not just any job search strategy. You need a job search strategy that includes more than scouring the job boards. You need a proactive job search.   

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7 Things You Must Know About Getting Referred for a Job


There is one thing you can do, above all else, that increases your chances of being hired: Earn an employee referral. Referred candidates are more likely to get hired, perform better and last longer in jobs. This is why companies, large and small, are investing in referral programs. It makes good business sense for them and for you. Here are seven things you need to know about being a referred candidate, based on a recent survey commissioned by iCIMS, a provider of talent acquisition solutions (you can see the full report here): 1. Referred Candidates Have Better Odds of Getting   

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Step-by-step Guide: Networking Your Way Into a Dream Company


For every job opening to which you send your resume, there are tens or even hundreds of applicants competing with you.

As discussed in a recent post here on YouTern (Want a Job? Earn an Enthusiastic Referral), too really increase your odds of getting hired you first need to build connections inside these companies BEFORE they post a job opening…   

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