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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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