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Job Search Handbook for People with Disabilities, 3rd Edition by Daniel J. Ryan Ph.D.

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CHAPTER 6Networking and Mentors

Several times in the preceding chapters I have talked about the need to go beyond the more traditional methods to find job opportunities. One of the very best ways to do that is through networking.

Perhaps the richest source of job leads you will have is the network of contacts that you have already developed. These individuals should be equipped with a good understanding of what kind of work you are looking for, as well as a copy of your resume. As they become aware of job openings, they will likely share that information with you. This is one of the reasons why you should remain in regular contact with these individuals, so that you can assess the information they have received since your last meeting with them. ...

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