Networking: Is it your Career Insurance Policy?
Take a deep breath and step back from the blogs, the news, the videos, the...
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Networking: Is it Your Career Insurance Policy? - Infographic

  1. 1. Networking: Is it your Career Insurance Policy? Take a deep breath and step back from the blogs, the news, the videos, the conferences, the thought-leaders and—just for a moment— your smart phone, to consider this. Yes, the methods available to jobseekers to satisfy these criteria may have changed, but the criteria themselves are just as important to today as they were 20 years ago. And, the good news is that technology has actually increased the ease and effectiveness with which we can build your network. a quality CV through which you can market yourself a proactive and professional approach to job-seeking, and most importantly, the ability and willingness to leverage your network Universal elements of landing a good job remain the same: Between 60% and 80%* of jobs are unadvertised of employers use employee referrals to source new hires 44% A referred candidate has a 35 to 1 chance of getting hired, compared with 500 to 1 for the typical candidate of recruiters have hired through LinkedIn of recruiters use LinkedIn to source talent93% 89% One in four recruiters has successfully sourced a candidate on Facebook of recruiters use Twitter to source talent 54% Networking in person check list  Talk about yourself  Show interest  Don’t ask for work  Have a plan  Be professional  Communicate well  Be proactive Networking online check list  Join talent communities  Join or create LinkedIn groups (or similar)  Twitter, blogs, and comment on specialist sites/blogs

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