The Secret to Getting a Job Interview

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Are you tired of applying for jobs and never getting a response? You’re not alone. This is one of the biggest frustrations job seekers face. So what can you do to stand out and increase your chances of getting a job interview? Simple. Get referred for the job.

Referred candidates are the top source of hires. Over 30 percent of new hires come from employee referrals, according to SilkRoad’s Sources of Hire 2017 study. Companies reported that employee referrals beat out the other hiring methods, including applications from Indeed, current employees, candidates sourced by company recruiters, candidates from the company career website, candidates from CareerBuilder and candidates from jobs posted on LinkedIn.

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Article by: Hannah Morgan, U.S. News

Published on March 22nd, 2018

Last updated on May 7th, 2021