Contacting potential employers is an important job search activity that can help set you apart — but it needs careful consideration if it is to be a positive way to affirm you as a top candidate.
You may be considering cold calls, asking for informational interviews, writing emails or just sending a message through LinkedIn. Whatever your approach, you need to be completely fine-tuned so you make the best of it.
Read the following resources to understand when and how to communicate with potential employers in order to make a positive impact that translates to an open door for starting the hiring process. Work with your coach to get feedback and define your next steps. Schedule an appointment with your coach here in Handshake.
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