Sometimes your best resource for finding a job is looking back at you in the mirror. You too can use the same methods Recruiters use to get their candidates into their client companies. This method I call the “Dial and Smile” has been successful for many a candidate in the job market that my firm could not provide assistance to. All Recruiters are taught to do this when they first enter the profession. Every Recruiter still uses some form of this method in conducting their daily business and developing new business relationships. While I do not mean to minimize what a good Recruiter can do, for I might find myself looking for a new career field, most job seekers can find it within themselves to do this:
Dial and Smile
– Make sure you have a great resume, or job specific resumes, developed using an “action vocabulary.”
– Do your homework by using the Internet to identify companies you are interested in or may have need of your skills and/or job experience.
– Locate names of people in your selected companies by searching the Internet for articles on the companie