How Employee Referrals Lead to New Jobs

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[Editor's Note: Networking is important for a job search and can lead to the fast track to a new job. Getting referred by an existing employee always gives you a leg up. It certainly did wonders for me when I was changing companies a decade or so ago. -Paula G

A recent article in The New York Times (“In Hiring, a Friend in Need Is a Prospect, Indeed“) highlighted the effectiveness of an internal referral by another employee, particularly in comparison with applying through a job board with no connections inside of the employer.  According to studies quoted in the Times article, being referred by an employee is the [...] . . .

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