Whenever I talk to clients or run a job search and interviewing workshops, I always ask about what methods they are using to find a job.
The majority of candidates rely primarily on job boards, which is one of the most ineffective ways to get hired.
So how can you advance your job search?
The more people you talk to every week, the higher your chances of hearing about that one perfect job opportunity. So how do you find people to talk to if you’re stuck behind your computer all day? A combination of networking effectively in-person and through technology like social media should do the trick. Ultimately, people hire people.
In this article, I will share a few tips on how to connect with and start conversations with people you don’t know, specifically hiring managers: http://www.careerealism.com/hiring-managers-reach-out/