Access openings not advertised anywhere by gaining leads from friends, family, and contacts. This is the number one most effective search strategy to identify openings!

Start the conversation with the steps below. 

  1. Make a list of EVERYONE you know, regardless of their profession (i.e. you don’t know who they know!)
  2. Informational interviews - request 15-20 minutes to learn more about their career path or organization
  3. Track your progress and follow through on referrals
  4. Top questions to ask during a “job seeking” informational interview 
  5. Research organizations to add to your target list. 

Expand your network

Read more: How to Create Opportunities Rather Than Compete for Them, by Vault.Job searching steps