An Introduction Call is a proven job search technique, especially for accessing the hidden job market. Over 80% of new jobs are found through networking, personal introductions and referrals.
Introducing yourself on the phone to an employer without knowing if there are open jobs is more effective than emailing a resume because it allows you the opportunity to create a connection with a specific contact person for immediate or future follow up.
By introducing yourself to employers that can utilize your skills, you may learn about upcoming openings before they are posted, you differentiate yourself by being assertive and confident in your ability to help the company, and build valuable relationships with hiring managers before applying to jobs.
WEDL believes even if there is not a good immediate fit, it’s a way for you to get your name short-listed for the next suitable opening.