While you're busy scouring job websites online, did you know that the majority of job listings won't pop up in your search? 80 percent of available job positions aren't listed, according to the founder of CollegeRecruiter.com, Steven Rothberg. This brings us back to the importance of networking. Diligently looking for jobs online is helpful, but using your network of friends, family, and work buddies will help you see results faster. Here's a quick guide of tips to getting that job you didn't know existed:
- Informational Meetings: Yes, these informational meetings do actually work. A friend of mine was having trouble finding a job straight out from college, but he started calling around and requested informational meetings with companies who weren't hiring. The result? One company liked him so much, they created a job position for him.