Are you spending more than an hour each day scouring job postings in search of a new job?
If yes, stop.
These published postings are part of the visual job market and result in the submission of hundreds (even thousands) of resumes. While searching the visual market may provide leads and land an interview, hiring managers are more likely to prioritize internal candidates and referrals previously identified in the hidden job market.
That’s the market I want you to shop.
Instead of spending an hour or two daily hunting fresh postings, I want you to re-focus your primary effort on making connections and optimizing your online branding. Not only will this activity help you learn more about how to break into a job or field but it’s also where recruiters are hoping to find you.
Unsure where to start? Here are three quick steps you can take today to enter the hidden market:
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