If Mike Grimes were searching mindlessly for jobs on the Internet instead of networking, he wouldn’t be his eighth day at his new job today.
Friends, that voice in the back of your head saying you can’t do it is a liar. Be like Mike. Do the thing that scares you the most: network. Every minute you aren’t networking is a wasted opportunity.
Congratulations Mike; very proud of you!
– Dave O’Farrell
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I’m happy to report that I started a new job this past week at McKesson. The position is a great fit for me, taking advantage of my military and private sector experiences. I’ll be managing the implementation of health care IT initiatives at military hospitals and clinics worldwide.
I want to thank you and your team for all of your help earlier this year. I picked up some excellent tips at the weekly meetings and met some great people who will remain an important part of my professional network. I haven’t attended the weekly meetings since July, but I’ve been very busy networking and interviewing for positions for the last several months.
I’m sure your assistance in reworking my résumé helped me to get to the next level in several of my interviews. During this extended job search, I have certainly learned the value of persistence and networking in the job search.
In fact, networking was the key to finding my current position, which was not posted. I met just the right recruiter at a networking event, who took a keen interest in my credentials. Within days, he had referred me to a fellow recruiter who was looking for someone with my background. Over the next three days, I had a telephone interview, a face-to-face interview and a job offer.
Thanks again to you and your Crew for the outstanding service you provide to the community at JobSeekers of Peachtree City.
– Mike Grimes