How to Find Your Next Job with Informational Interviews

If you are a career changer, applying for jobs via the traditional career website submission process is like trying to get found via your Wi-Fi signal in the middle of the Amazon.

Informational interviews are one of the most effective methods for landing your next job for two reasons. They are a great way to get in front of people to expand and nurture your network. And they also help you to actively fill the knowledge gap career changers often come across, especially the kinds of gaps that a formal education won’t fill but experience does. Here are some steps to get you started.

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When you’re about to dive headfirst into grad school, it feels like a second chance. A chance to try new things you didn’t try before. There will be so many new doors opening at once it might feel overwhelming and you feel like you have to step through all of them at once. After talking…