The Art of Networking- 5 Failproof Ways To Get Headhunted


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The art of networking has been the standard method of increasing business since the first business. It is all about getting to know other people in business and finding those that are compatible with your business.

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The Art of Networking- 5 Failproof Ways To Get Headhunted

  1. 1. If you know someone in the media, you can have them interview you for a newspaper or a local television show. Like all press releases, an interview can be about something that you have accomplished. If you have received an industry honor, see if you can get a blurb in the local paper. You may need to write your own press release or do a paid advertorial.
  2. 2. Social media sites like and omnipresent. Among other things, these sites are instrumental in branding and getting newsworthy information out to a group of people. If you are looking Facebook and Twitter have long become powerful for a new job, be sure that you connect with and follow the recruiters who do business in your field of expertise. That way, you will not only easily learn about the potential openings, but they will notice you in a natural way.
  3. 3. Another part of networking is to find places that you can use your talents to help other people. If you are talented in childcare, then volunteer to help with childcare at clinics or other places where they need people to help parents. If you are talented in graphic design, then lend your talents to those nonprofit organizations that need signs, fliers or web design. These things can all go in your portfolio.
  4. 4. If you have a local agency that specializes in recruiting talent, then introduce yourself to them. Make yourself invaluable by connecting them with others who are looking for jobs that can be placed through them. This helps both the job seeker and the recruiter. You can be supplying talent they may never have found on their own.
  5. 5. There are any number of trade magazines that carry news pertinent to the trade. You can use those magazines to connect with other companies or recruiting agencies that you would not find through local networking. There are jobs all over the world, so if you are open to relocating, you have a better chance of getting a new job.
  6. 6. The AMCAT is India’s first employability assessment test that help fresh graduates to get their first job quickly and efficiently.