Jess Adamiak is on a mission to help you communicate better.
Her online Skillshare class, Stop Sending Ineffective Emails: How to Write to Get Results, kicks off April 10th.
Granovetter argues that friends-of-friends offer you more resources than your closest buddies, because each "weak tie" acts as a bridge to untapped social and professional groups. The best part is that it doesn't take much to uncover your own personal hidden network — spend an hour spying on your friends' Linked In and Facebook connections, and you might be surprised to discover who knows whom.
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You can hit up desirable employers directly, but the "cold" email method is rife with uncertainty.
Is reaching out to someone you've never met even worth the effort?
Instead of declaring your love for your dream company in the first email (and attaching your resume), introduce yourself and express a sincere desire to learn more about the job (if there is one) or department (if there isn't a specific job posted).
You'll earn bonus points by peppering your note with sentences that demonstrate you know a thing for two about the company's operation — say, you read a recent article about its launch in , or you're excited by what it's doing with new product X, because Y. Tell this person exactly what you want, whether it's answers to your (thoughtful!
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