How can you make the most of this holiday season to help you land jobs or gigs? Following up is your #1 way to make sure you don’t let opportunities slip through the cracks.
How to find in-person networking events to attend
You’ve probably heard that candidates referred by friends are much more likely to be hired. Statistics regarding how many employers fill jobs via their networks vary, but some toss around numbers as high as 80 percent. No matter the exact figures, no one doubts that networking helps job seekers.
How to convince people to help you with your job search without being annoying
Are you running around with a virtual J (for job seeker) on your forehead? Think about it: If youâ€™re looking for a new opportunity and stopping everyone you know to ask if theyâ€™ve heard of any open positions for you (because you â€œcan do anything!â€), you may be wearing this imaginary tattoo without realizing it. […]
Use your holiday party to help you get a job
Do holiday parties leave you hapless and hopeless? Maybe you’re between jobs and not really feeling the spirit? Don’t despair! With a little preparation and the right attitude, you can turn festive occasions into opportunities for you to meet new allies for your job search. Follow these tips to turn your not-working into effective networking.
How to network your way to a job at the holiday season
I know, you’ve convinced yourself December isn’t a good month for job search, but all the signs say otherwise! (And, I have a free offer for you!)