Backdoor Job Hunting Tips


Backdoor Job Hunting Tip: Fix a Problem, Resolve a Pain Point

My friend, Bogdan, told me a story about his client who wanted to get a job as a Blog Writer. πŸ•΅οΈ After doing some research, he realized he’ll most likely need to get the attention of the Director of Marketing or the Content Marketing Manager. πŸ€” Sam realized that one of the biggest pain points of either of these two roles is fixing broken links and making sure that there aren’t any SEO problems. 😀

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Backdoor Job Hunting Tip: Intentional Targeting

πŸ€” Think outside the box. 🀯 Be creative. 😀 Do what’s never been done. Sounds…exciting…intriguing…confusing. Whatever you hear, know this as a job seeker: there are other things you can be doing outside of just applying (spraying) and waiting (praying) for a call. πŸƒBe active! That, I will say, is effective. 🀝 Put yourself out there. Effective. 🧐 Execute deliberate outreach and messaging with key decision-makers. Effective. This picture is just one of the many backdoor

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Backdoor Job Hunting Tip: Networking When You’re Just Starting Out

“I post and no one reads it. I don’t know how to network.” – Are you this type of #jobseeker? πŸ“Ί Like that old #SuperBowl Ladders commercial where they emphasize not everyone is allowed into their fold. Being inclusive sometimes is smarter. 🀝 This rings true with your relationship cultivation. πŸ—οΈ When building your network, it’s imperative to be strategic. πŸ“… Grab this solution and implement it into your calendar today: 1️⃣ Reach out to

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πŸ•΅οΈ Need recruiters to find you on LinkedIn? Maybe you’re not using your header correctly? Grab these quick header improvement tips πŸ” βœ”οΈUse your #LinkedInheadline to your advantage by optimizing it with keywords so LinkedIn understands your focus and improves your visibility. βœ”οΈThe headline shouldn’t be about you. βœ”οΈIt should be about what you can do for the clients, if you’re focused on business development. βœ”οΈIt should be about what you can do for the

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Backdoor Job Hunting Tip: Author Thought Leadership Content

You should be constantly exhausting all avenues when job hunting. Start to present thought leadership through content and share those insights with key hiring decision-makers to make a direct impact, and gain some attention to possibly open up an exploratory conversation. What type of workaround tactics do you utilize to find or exploit opportunities at your targeted company? Thank you for reading! Please visit to keep up with all of MJW Careers’ content, and

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