After losing her job in a corporate restructuring, Andrea Smit went to work building a network of contacts for her job search. Smit, 48, of Ponte Vedra Beach, said she regrets she didn’t have a full-fledged network in place before she started her job hunt in January. In today’s hyper-competitive market, she was playing catch-up. But she said she’s optimistic her networking is delivering momentum to her search for a job in human resource management.
Blasting out resumes via the Internet is part of looking for a job. But face-to-face contact through networking is far and away the best path to success, said Marilyn Feldstein, owner of Career Choices Unlimited in Jacksonville.CONTINUE READING ON JACKSONVILLE.COM