In the Hidden Job Market, size of the company is one of the most important features you can consider in your search. According to Donald Asher, author of Cracking the Hidden Job Market, says that large corporations are easier to find, but small companies are the ones creating new jobs. It’s also a smart strategy to be looking for work in places others don’t bother.
Donald Asher is the author of “Cracking the Hidden Job Market.” The book is full of common sense tips for finding a job, combined with get tough orders on what it takes to become employed. He pushes the idea of networking hard; after all, he maintains that you must have 100 active leads to follow up on at all times. Here’s how Asher talks about your active network.
Asher maintains that most business professionals know somewhere between 600 and 10,000 people. He says that you should divide your network into four active categories.
Hiring Authorities. These are the people who actually have jobs and could
We know from networking training that people love to be asked for advice; it makes them feel important and seen. The problem is we often focus only on who we consider powerful, and they get asked a lot. It’s the connected, but not powerful, people who may have the best leads. Talk to everyone.
Mark McGuinness, a creative entrepreneur, says that a creative person needs three things to be happy:
Freedom – to do what you want, when you want and how you want it. Not just in
holidays and spare time – but also doing meaningful work, in your own way.
Money – to maintain your independence and fund your creative projects. Of course you want a nice place to live, but you’re not so worried about a bigger car than the guy next door. You’d rather spend money on experiences than status symbols.
Time – to spend as you please, exploring the world and allowing your mind to wander in search of new ideas.
As new graduates prepare for their first career positions after graduation, Katheryn Rivas, an English Major at the University of Texas, offers this advice to her fellow students on success.
The job market is extremely competitive, and one small disadvantage can cost you the offer. Location can be an advantage for you or hold you back, especially for young jobseekers competing for their first job. Here’s how.
Nicole wrote WorkSource to complain about how hard it is to follow up:
“Some companies make it impossible for you to do a follow up call after you submit your resume. Either they keep their company name private, they won’t take your call unless they have already called you. Is there any way to avoid this – it’s so frustrating!”
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