Getting interviews? If not, perhaps it's time you learned how others are meeting HR decision makers. Here are some effective but indirect ways to get noticed by the people who can get you hired.
Best Referrals Are a Friend of a Friend
Ask friends, "Do you know anyone who might know someone?" Then, don't be afraid to discuss your job search wherever you go-at the gym, church, ballgames, parties, social media and so forth. When the opportunity presents itself, be open and honest about what you're looking for.
Attend Association Meetings In Your Field
Search for associations in your career field and attend their meetings and networking events. Meet and greet potential employers and other professionals. When you walk into the room, look around and see who is there and who could help you. But be equally generous and see if there are people whom you can help, too.
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