How to Target Top Employers in Your Job Search

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Check to see if the company is planning to attend or host events – this information can often be found in the company's careers section or press room, through one of their social media channels such as the "events" section of their Facebook page, or on a site like 10times. These events are great opportunities to meet people from the company and demonstrate that you're genuinely interested in working at their organization.

Even when you start your job search with a very strong "in" at an organization, landing a new job will likely require you to pursue multiple job opportunities at the same time. In fact, Amanda Augustine, a job search expert for TheLadders, recommends that job seekers continue pursuing new job leads even as they're entering the final interview round of another opportunity. To help you streamline this process and ensure you land a job with the right company, she encourages you to develop a target company list based upon your job goals.

This slideshow features Augustine's tips on how to research and vet prospective employers as you build a strong target company list.

 

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