Job Search Tip of the Week #27 (2018)
Caressa Moy | July 2, 2018 | 9:00 am
Get Smart about Career Networking
4 Strategies for Your (July 4th) Job Search Networking
Whatever you’re up to this Independence Day weekend with your family and friends (not to mention complete strangers), it’s a great time to leverage the power of face-to-face interaction and network your way into a job.
Referrals are the leading source of external hires, reports CareerXroads, an online peer-to-peer community of talent acquisition professionals. Yet, not maintaining and growing your network is one of the 15 most common IT job search mistakes, according to CIO.com managing editor and writer Rich Hein. Most people avoid networking because they don’t know to effectively do so. (Or, they claim to be terrible with names. If you’re one of those, check out these mnemonic devices you can use to change that!)
Read on below to learn about the four strategies you need to get your (Fourth of July) job search networking off with a bang!
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