They say it's not what you know but who you know. And when it comes to job hunting, this couldn't be more true. In this blog post, we'll explore how to leverage your network during your job search.
Get comfortable reaching out to your network. This could be through email, social media, or a casual coffee chat. Let them know you're looking for a job and could use their help.
When asking for help, be specific about what you're looking for. What kind of job are you interested in? What skills do you want to utilize? The more specific you are, the easier it will be for your network to assist you.
If someone in your network works at a company you're interested in, don't hesitate to ask for a referral. Many companies value employee referrals and can help get your foot in the door.
Finally, remember that networking is a two-way street. If you come across a job opportunity that's not right for you, but could be perfect for someone in your network, don't hesitate to pass it along.
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Your network is one of the most valuable resources in your job search. So, start reaching out, asking for help, and sharing opportunities, and watch as your job search transforms.