While you may hope it’s a good fit no matter what, you don’t want to end up in a relationship where personalities clash too often.
"There are many ways to engage with an organization.The absolute key with all of them is relevance, context and authenticity.If you're looking for "the one" — whether it's your dream girl or your dream job — waiting for the phone to ring can certainly be anxiety-inducing. Mary Gay Townsend, senior managing director for One Wire Managed Services, offers the advice that sincerity is key.Most of the time, success boils down to putting your best face forward, being sincere about your wants and needs, and, yes, even making compromises. Insincerity is very obvious, and you won’t get a call back," she says.A digital cleanse can have numerous benefits; after all, you never know who is Googling you — that cute guy you gave your card to at the coffee shop, for instance.
For college graduates, the dating pool often consists of your extended social network — i.e. This can be a great network to tap into when on the hunt for a new gig, too.
Keep your messages short, meaningful and to-the-point," says Arran Stewart, CTO of My Job
Both Stewart and Townsend also note that it's a good idea to clean up your "digital footprint." Employers are going to look you up online; be sure your social profiles reflect the same professionalism and character you'd want to portray to your potential boss.
People want to be with people who are interested in them." So be sure to make it clear why you're a good fit for the organization you're pursuing.
Otherwise, there won't be a "second date" — or in this case, a job offer.
But perhaps they have other qualities to recommend them, like ambition and relatively high incomes.