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How To Get Hired By Your Dream Company
The best ways to get noticed by companies you'd love to work for
Do you have a company that you'd love to work for? When employers are receiving countless cover letters and resumes each day, you may wonder just what you can do to stand out from the crowd. There are a variety of things you can do to get on the radar of prospective employers and the people who recruit for them.Here are some ways you can get noticed (and hired) by your dream company.
How To Get Noticed by Your Dream Company
Here’s how to get noticed by your dream company, along with a checklist of steps for you to take during your campaign to get hired by an employer that you’d be thrilled to work for. Some of the things you can do include the following:
Show the employer what you have to offer them.
Highlight your most relevant credentials in your cover letter and resume.
Maintain an active presence on LinkedIn.
Use your network to find connections at the company.
Try to get a referral.
Engage with the company on social media.
Look for opportunities for connecting in person at job fairs and conferences.
How To Find Professional Networking Events
One of the best ways to get hired by a company you would be thrilled to work for is to make a personal connection (or two) at the organization. Many large, and some small, employers participate in job fairs, industry conferences, college campus recruiting programs, business networking programs, and community events.
Here's how to find professional networking events worth going to.
Tips for Connecting With Recruiters on Social Media
Employers are tapping social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter to connect with prospective candidates to explore their interest in job openings with their firm.
Whether you are communicating with a recruiter via email, text, social media, instant message, or any other way, it’s important to keep it professional and make the best impression.
Here are tips for getting connected and keeping it professional when you’re communicating with a recruiter via informal channels.
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