Networking makes more sense than a cover letter

10/4/2010 | Alexandra Levit's Water Cooler Wisdom

It's a waste of time to write cover letters for jobs where you have no connections, Alexandra Levit writes. "Instead, you have to circumvent the application process by establishing relationships with individuals already working inside the company," she writes. "... [C]andidates who have been introduced internally are far more likely to get interview requests and be considered for positions that don't even make it to the job boards."

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