6. Stop Looking for a Job, Start Looking for a Phone Call
Put out all the information about you that you can. Online, in-person, by phone. Yes, by phone. My view has always been that you should spend the first couple of hours a day hitting the job boards, and the rest trying to make contact with a real, human person. I know it’s not easy but it gets easier the more you do it.
As a sales guy (and you do know that job search is sales, right?) I know that if my phone is not ringing the reason is because I'm not calling anyone and giving them a reason to call me back.
Rick Gillis is an author/speaker/radio and TV host—all with an emphasis on employment and job search. Rick says that job search is no longer about selection. It’s about preventing elimination! Read more...