I remember talking with a relatively new employee at my previous company and she said something along the lines of “I don’t know anyone and don’t seem to have the connections that other people have to get ahead”. Which led into a great conversation that helped her recognize that everyone has a network. Everyone.
Did you know that Over 75% of jobs are filled by personal referrals?
We sat down and followed a few steps similar to the ones in this guide and a few months later she had moved into a new position at her company that she loved. She was able to do this because she took the time to identify her current network and helped them understand the type of position that she was looking for – key components when leveraging your network to find your dream job.
Our next blog topic will be on professional networking opportunities.