Marketing and PR pros are all too familiar with competing for the spotlight.
Many have spent great amounts of time networking, promoting and advocating for their brands and organizations. These PR skills can come in handy when you’re looking for a new opportunity or you want to hit the ground running after a layoff.
A recent article from The Muse says to exercise your marketing chops even when you’re off the clock. To increase your chancing of landing a new job, take on a side project or freelance gig—or test your social skills by setting up a weekly lunch with former colleagues.
Here’s more from Muse on how to advantage of your networking prowess:
An active social and professional network is a huge help when you are looking for work, so feel free to spend more time [socializing] than you think.