Don't try to find your job alone. Connect with other people around you and let them help you. As Jullien Gordon says, "your job search is a search for the right People, more so than the right Position or Postings."
Networking video resources from Career Change Challenge:
You can network with students and alums of OC on Eagle Connect 2.0
Connect with alumni in your city, with similar work experience or from your major or class year. Ask questions. Share your experience. Stay engaged with the community.
Linkedin is another great place to network. Linkedin is the world's largest professional online network.
More than 70% of jobs are found through networking. LinkedIn can help you:
* Find jobs through postings on LinkedIn and tap your network to get a leg up
* Reach out to your existing network to find unlisted opportunities
* Find your way by using company pages, groups, and search
If you are unfamiliar with Linkedin, below are 5 quick videos that introduces its features:
Learn how to use Twitter to network, mine the new 'underground' for jobs, and connect with recruiters. Click here for Get Job Leads Fast; How to Use Twitter to Network, by Teena Rose.
Networking Scripts to use as you network with people over the phone: