The Internet Application Black Hole
The NYTimes has an article up that gives voice to the frustrations that many job seekers today face: submitting an application online and never hearing back from the employer!
There is obviously a bigger pool of applicants applying for the same job- a prospect that makes it even more important that you work to make your presence known!
Some tips that the article gives are:
- Work hard to find a contact at the company who can be your advocate- or at least a conduit to the hiring manager.
- Leave the online world behind and make an old-fashioned direct phone call.
- Work on a multi-faceted approach!
Read the article for the full scoop!!