I’ve said before that networking is critically important to finding a job and finding candidates in Use the Power of Your One-on-One Network. A colleague of mine has just sent me an email explaining her predicament,
I am currently looking for a job and networks are important to me. If you are interested in the resume of an experienced problem solver, a generalist with a passion for organizational development, agile methods and happy people, please let me know. And don’t hesitate to contact me or tell your friends about me. I am on some kind of a timebomb, having h1b status.
I know this person fairly well. And note how she describes herself with those qualities (experienced problem solver), preferences (agile methods and happy people), and skills (passion for organizational development) that are the heart of what makes a person right or wrong for a given context.