The information interview is another key component in a successful job search. It should go with your networking efforts, getting names of people at companies in which you’re interested, and a top notch resume and cover letter.
So you set up the interview – and then what?! The Wise Job Search, a website that provides information, resources, and ideas for job searchers (and a site you might want to investigate!), suggests four considerations when you incorporate information interviews in your job search strategy:
- YOU drive the agenda
- Preparation is key
- Balance talking and listening
- Respect their time
The article expands on each of these suggestions; read it HERE.