When Job Hunting, Be Your Own Salesman

Via The New York Times …

“It’s frustrating to hear ‘just get out there and meet people’ without any indication of how to do it,” Noël Ponthieux said by e-mail message. He is an American who moved to London several years ago, which meant he had few contacts to start his search for a position as a senior copywriter. “I don’t think many job seekers fail to realize that they need to meet people. Searching online is a way of attempting to do just that. But certainly we’d all like to learn more innovative and effective ways of getting a (real) foot in the door.”