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Some people never apply for jobs. Rather, they are approached by recruiters or called by employers about jobs that don’t get advertised. Our guest this week on the Find Your Dream Job podcast, Laura Gassner Otting, says this doesn’t happen by accident. These people have learned how to use networking differently than most of us. If you would like to have opportunities come calling at your door, listen in as Laura shares how connecting with others can bring your own opportunities.
About Our Guest:
Laura Gassner Otting (https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauragassnerotting/) is a professional keynote speaker and author. She inspires audiences to push past doubt and indecision. She’s also is an expert in leadership, executive recruitment, and career change. Laura previously served in Bill Clinton’s White House, worked for a nonprofit search firm, and helped grow the startup ExecSearches.com. Her new book, “Limitless: How to Ignore Everybody, Carve Your Own Path, and Live Your Best Life,” will be out in April of 2019.
Resources in this episode:
- Visit Laura’s website (https://lauragassnerotting.com/), where she helps readers align what they do with who they are in order to achieve their limitless potential. On her site, you can watch her TEDx talk, read helpful articles, and learn more about Laura’s books and speaking.
- Laura’s first book, “Mission Driven: Moving from Profit to Purpose,” helps job seekers learn how to take advantage of all the opportunities available in the nonprofit sector. Her new book, “Limitless: How to Ignore Everybody, Carve Your Own Path, and Live Your Best Life,” will be out in April of 2019 and is now available for preorder.
- Your presence online is critical in order for employers to find you. Learn how to use your social media to make a favorable impression, visit maclist.org/wow to download "How to Wow and Woo Employers Online," a free resource from Mac’s List.
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