Leveraging Your Network When Looking for a Job
Working a job-search through your network can lead to surprising opportunities. It’s far more effective than cold calling or batch-sending résumés to unknown recipients.
Nisa Chitakasem has an excellent article walking you through the do’s and don’ts of using your network to get a new job. One of the most essential elements: be clear about what you are asking for. “Make sure that you are clear and concise in your conversation with your contacts and give them a direct description of what you’re looking for.”