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Targeting Your Job Search
Identify 5 Companies You Want
to Work For:
Identify 5 companies you want to work for and
research them including how they make money, what
their top business challenges are, who is the
competition and what might the competition be
doing better than they are, etc. Identify solutions
you could bring to the company's business challenges.
Network Into Your Target Companies:
out emails, put out calls to your network to find
people who know people working at one of your
target companies. Get on the phone with them for
research, informational interviews, and referrals
to internal hiring managers. A "warm lead"
is always better than a "cold call."
Define Your Top 3 Skills/Assets:
the top 3 skills and/or assets you bring to the
table? How can you help this company? Write an
outline and practice saying it out loud so you
can get comfortable when you get someone on the