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Continued: How To Create Your Own Job Market

  • Article by: KEVIN DONLIN , Star Tribune Sales and Marketing
  • Last update: March 2, 2009 - 10:22 AM

How did it turn out? “He ended up working for us for about seven years.”

Your takeaway lesson: Lightning won’t strike if you’re sitting in front of a computer. Try sitting across from an employer.

What company presidents would you most like to work for? I suggest you make a list of 10-20. Then contact them with offers to meet and discuss how you could help, based on careful research.

Employers are always on the lookout for smart people who can solve problems and fit with their corporate culture. “I would give anyone like that a chance, and if they were good, I’d create a position for them,” says Solomon.

Kevin Donlin is Creator of Since 1996, he has provided job-search help to more than 20,000 people. Author of 3 books, Kevin has been interviewed by The New York Times, Fox News, CBS Radio and others. His free report, The Simple Job Search Manifesto, is found at

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