[Dutch Lock Down Day Three Hundred Eighty Seven]
Over the past four weeks I applied to thirty opportunities – twenty-one companies spoke with me sixty-seven times and six extended offers.
But first the news:
- Family is not tourism: campaigners ask Dutch government to allow non-EU family visits
- Health Minister tamps down hopes for lockdown relaxations
- Janssen Covid vaccine arrives in NL next week amid new blood clot study
Most all of the jobs I applied to without knowing someone first were rejected. Almost all of the interviews were from opportunities found within my network. Built over many many years.
It starts with interpersonal communication and networking over many years. Which, sure, feels overwhelming. But start now. And in a few years you’ll have an extensive network, too.
Put your resume online.
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