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One of the most critical things you can do to accelerate your Career Search is to engage your network. Unfortunately, many people go about this the wrong way.
One of the worst things you can do is to blast your résumé to everyone you know. That starts everything off on the wrong foot. You want to sit down with people one-on-one, or at least make phone appointments, and get them excited about the package you bring to the table, and the results you can provide to the right target employer.
Here are 2 articles to jump start your efforts: