How to Find the Side Door at HR, with Dana Pratt


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If you’re one of several hundred applicants for a job, you can’t afford to stand by and hope your resume gets noticed. You need to find a side door to get in. But how do you find it, and how do you best use it when you do? Your first step, says Find Your Dream Job guest Dana Pratt, is to tailor your resume for the specific company. Next, Dana recommends using business tools and resources to see if you have a connection inside the company. Don’t hesitate to reach out to anyone, online or in person, who could make an introduction for you.

About Our Guest:

Dana Pratt ( is the founder of DCP Training and Talent Development. Her company helps employers with performance consulting, leadership development, and talent management.

Resources in This Episode:
  • To learn more about the services Dana offers, visit her website at (
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