One “out-of-the-box” job search strategy is to create an idea for a job and pitch it to a past employer or a target company.

Steps to Creating Your Own Job

  • job-in-maze-showing-finding-jobs_f1jNR-wdStart by identifying Target Companies you would like to work for
  • Analyze the company to look for a need you can fill
  • Create a presentation on the job you are pitching.  Include:
    • A description of the job duties
    • The benefits the company would receive
    • Estimated Return on Investment
      • Cost reductions
      • Cost savings
  • Practice your pitch
  • Request a meeting to propose a position you could fill in their company that would meet the need
  • Follow up after the presentation

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