Don’t you just hate the wait-and-see process? Will the employer respond back on the submitted resume? When will the employer respond back? It’s never really clear, and that’s why you have to be proactive. Related: 6 Tips For Using Bullet Points On Your Resume For starters, it’s always beneficial if you can find ways to leverage networking with the hiring manager or the head of the department for the job for which you're applying. When you are a referral or can say to them: "I also know John Smith. We attended the same college." Or, "I’m also connected on the XYZ LinkedIn Group," the contact will be more responsive to you contacting them.
January 25, 2016