A quick Google search for “hidden job market” reveals countless articles explaining the majority of jobs filled are never posted online. How is a job seeker to find the jobs in the “hidden job market?” Strategically!
Learn how to create a strategy to network yourself into the hidden job market. Michael Perry will share techniques including creating a “targeted employer” list, using LinkedIn and other networking methods to identify potential introductions and creating a demand for what you bring to the table.
“You are the CEO of your job search. The degree of success is determined by decisions you make…the most important of which is how much time you are willing to dedicate to your search. Doing this right takes a lot of time, which is why most people don’t find the type of success they are seeking.”
– Mike Perry
Mike is the president of Leading Edge Solutions, Inc., a consulting firm working with small businesses and individuals. Prior to Leading Edge Solutions, Mike served as president of Szarka Financial, a regional financial planning firm in North Olmsted, Ohio. Under his leadership, Szarka’s gross revenue grew six-fold, and the brand became recognized throughout the entire northeast Ohio market. Prior to his more than eighteen years at Szarka, Mike was a vice president in the Retail Banking Group of KeyCorp, a large national banking company, where he served in various leadership roles for twenty-five years. Mike’s leadership and team-building skills produced teams that were recognized nationally for their best practices, innovation, high level of customer service, proficiency with complex technologies and ability to generate significant incremental revenues. Mike is frequently requested to speak to job seeker groups and has counseled over 2000 people in transition regarding their job search strategies. Mike is also a contributor to the books, “Jobs & Careers” by Keren Douek and “Interview Like Yourself”, by Jezra Kaye.
Our meetings are offered in-person at Christ Church Episcopal in Hudson with a simultaneous on-line Zoom option. Please use the appropriate registration link below. Whether joining in-person or on-line networking begins at 7:15 p.m. You are highly encouraged to come in-person for one-on-one networking with others. Increasing in-person networking can be an excellent way to enhance your job search.