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By Sunny Lurie
Jolt Your Career From Here to There: 8 Breakthrough Strategies for Career-Change Success is the instruction manual you’ll need to navigate through today’s workplace filled with ongoing career change. The Eight-Step Strategy guides individuals from an unfulfilling career to focusing on the right career at the right time and right place.
By Sunny K. Lurie
Recently, I was the lucky recipient of a random act of kindness when a car in front of me at a drive-through paid for my coffee.
A light went off: what if more people applied acts of kindness to the workplace — helping job seekers connect with potential employers? Having a personal introduction inside an organization is a huge advantage to career changers.
In fact, referrals are the number one source companies use to find outside hires and over 70% of people find jobs through leads from others, according to LinkedIn.
Access to the right people and companies is vital for a successful career change, especially as the market place becomes more challenging. A few moments of time connecting people to your network is a powerful act of kindness.
Many of us have made introductions in the workplace. But what I’m suggesting is to consider doing it more often and help someone gain employment and improve their life. Introductions require no money and are simple to do. Here are a few ways to do it: