Whether you’re a recent graduate, looking to switch jobs or took a break and want to get back into the scene, these tips from Siddharth Gopinathan at Hackernoon might make your employer prospecting phase easier.
- Spend a week and make a list of companies you badly want to be a part of.
- Do your research on the company. Show that you have put in your hours to get to know them better. Make notes for: Their market share/traffic. Useful tools for this are SimilarWeb, SEMRush, AppAnnie, How their product evolved over the months or years. Use WebArchive. Product updates, main competitors, etc.
- Email the Founder/CXO. The irony is that you have a much higher response and turnaround rate when you mail the head directly than mailing the HR.
Read the full article on Hackernoon here.